King v David Allen and Sons Billposting Ltd

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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25 cases
  • National Provincial Bank Ltd v Hastings Car Mart Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 29 January 1964
    ...was not in actual occupation and the licence was held not to bind successors. One was a licence to affix advertisements on a wall: King v. David Allen, 1916, 2 Appeal Cases, 54. The other was a licence to exercise "front of the house" rights in a theatre: see Clove v. Theatrical Properties......
  • Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd v Rose Marie Samuels
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 28 September 2012
    ...licence could not be binding upon the licensor's successors in title, even if the successor had notice of the licence (see King v David Allen & Sons, Billposting Ltd [1916] 2 AC 54 ). The law then moved, under the guidance of Lord Denning MR, to the position where a contractual licence was ......
  • National Provincial Bank Ltd v Ainsworth (A.P.).
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 13 May 1965 1. He does, I think, in that article underestimate the difficulties created by King v. David Allen & Sons, Billposting, Ltd. [1916] 2 A.C. 54 and Clore v. Theatrical Properties, Ltd., and Westby & Co. Ltd. [1936] 3 A.E.R. 483. But if it is later decided that a licensee having an irrevo......
  • Binions v Evans
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 January 1972
    ...should be able to turn out the beneficiary. It is to be noticed that in the two cases which are said to give rise to difficulty King v. David Allen (1916) 2 A.C. 54; and Clore v. Theatrical Properties Ltd. & Westby & Co. (1936) 3 A.E.R. 483, there was no trace of a stipulation, express or i......
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