Beginning Contract Law (Beginning the Law) by Nicola Monaghan, Chris Monaghan

By Nicola Monaghan, Chris Monaghan

Whether you’re new to better schooling, coming to criminal examine for the 1st time or simply pondering what agreement legislations  is all approximately, starting agreement legislation  is the appropriate advent that will help you hit the floor running.  beginning with the fundamentals and an outline of every subject, it's going to assist you come to phrases with the constitution, issues and problems with the topic that you should start your agreement legislation  module with confidence.

Adopting a transparent and easy technique with criminal vocabulary defined in a close thesaurus, Chris and Nicola Monaghan  holiday the topic of agreement legislation down utilizing useful daily examples to make it comprehensible for a person, no matter what their background.  Diagrams and flowcharts simplify advanced matters, very important instances are pointed out and defined and on-the- spot questions assist you recognize capability concerns or debates in the legislations that you should give a contribution in periods with confidence.

Beginning agreement legislation  is a perfect first advent to the topic for LLB, GDL or ILEX and particularly overseas scholars, these enrolled on distance studying classes or on different measure programmes.

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Consequently, the promisor is entitled to recover an additional £300. In Pinnel’s Case (1602) 5 Rep 117a, Sir Edward Coke stated that a promise to pay less was not enforceable, but that there could be exceptions that would be capable of discharging the remaining debt. These exceptions could include accepting payment earlier than it was due, or at a different place, or by accepting something in addition to the requested payment (such as a cloak or a hawk). The decision in Pinnel’s Case was reconfirmed by the House of Lords in Foakes v Beer (1884) 9 App Cas 605.

E. cease paying the money due. e. reduced rent while you are looking for work), the promisor cannot go back on their word and enforce their legal rights. As Denning J had stated in High Trees, it is important to understand what had been originally meant by the representation. Crucially, it must be inequitable to go back on your promise. An example of when it would not be inequitable to go back on your promise is the case of D&C Builders Ltd v Rees [1966] 2 QB 617. Here, Lord Denning MR permitted builders to recover the full amount of the money owed by their clients.

So he must repeat it. But, suppose that he does not know that his message did not get home. He thinks it has. This may happen if the listener on the telephone does not catch the words of acceptance, but nevertheless does not trouble to ask for them to be repeated: or the ink on the teleprinter fails at the receiving end, but the clerk does not ask for the message to be repeated: so that the man who sends an acceptance reasonably believes that his message has been received. The offeror in such circumstances is clearly bound, because he will be estopped from saying that he did not receive the message of acceptance.

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