The High Court or the Court of Appeal should not follow a decision of the Privy Council in place of a decision of the House of Lords, unless the circumstances are quite exceptional and the court is satisfied that in practice the result would be a foregone conclusion
Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers MR, Jonathan Parker, Jacob LJJ
 EWCA Civ 670,  3 WLR 503,  Ch 337
England and Wales
Cited – Willers v Gubay ChD 15-May-2015
The court was asked whether the tort of malicious prosecution of civil proceedings is known to English law.
Held: The Crawfod Adjusters case should not be followed: ‘If I am not bound by Gregory, then I see no reason for departing from the . .
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Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.622344