Thompson v Park

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Thompson v Park
February 1963 DETAIL, FRONT DOOR - Reading-Large House, 119 Main Street, Flemington, Hunterdon County, NJ HABS NJ,10-FLEM,1-8.tif
CourtCourt of Appeal
Decided28 February 1944
Citation(s)[1944] KB 408
Licence; revoked; possible breach of joint venture contract; whether forcible re-entry trespass; whether re-entry proper for right to sue for damages in a non-commercial, school context

Thompson v Park [1944] KB 408 is an English law case, concerning licenses in land.



Mr Thompson, the school's headmaster, wanted an injunction for Mr Park to leave his school, after Mr Park had forced his way back into the premises which they had amalgamated as a joint venture together at Broughton Hall, Eccleshall, Staffordshire. Park had a class of 25 pupils before relations broke down, and Thompson had revoked the licence. Park countered that he had been denied of his investment.


Goddard LJ granted the injunction because of the behaviour Park demonstrated. [1]

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  1. [1944] KB 408, 409-410
  2. 1 2 "Index card Thompson v Park - ICLR".