St Martins Property Corporation v Sir Robert McApline & Sons Limited

Citation: 1 AC 85

Nature of case:

This case, which reached the House of Lords, concerned the effect of a prohibition on assignment without consent, and whether such prohibition might be contrary to public policy.  It also examined the conditions in which the original parties to a contract could enforce contractual terms on behalf of third parties, where the original party had suffered no loss.


Richard Fernyhough QC
Marcus Taverner QC

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