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3. The Phenomena of Agreement

3. The Phenomena of Agreement  

M P Furmston

in Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract (17th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191809576
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10.1093/he/9780198747383.003.0003
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9780198747383
This chapter and the next two chapters set out the way in which a legally binding contract is made. This chapter explains the formation of the contract and sets out the rules that determine ... More
4. Formation of unilateral contracts

4. Formation of unilateral contracts  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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Apr 2018
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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0004
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9780198807810
This chapter analyses the formation of unilateral contracts. A unilateral contract arises where O promises A something if A does a particular act which is not the making of a promise to O. ... More
4. Formation of unilateral contracts

4. Formation of unilateral contracts  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191797842
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10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0004
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This chapter analyzes the formation of unilateral contracts. A unilateral contract arises where O promises A something if A does a particular act which is not the making of a promise to O. ... More
7. Consideration and promissory estoppel

7. Consideration and promissory estoppel  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0007
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This chapter analyses the issue of consideration in contract law. Contracts are generally binding only if supported by consideration. Consideration can be viewed as ‘the price tag on the ... More
7. Consideration and promissory estoppel

7. Consideration and promissory estoppel  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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9780191797842
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10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0007
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This chapter analyzes the issue of consideration in contract law. Contracts are generally binding only if supported by consideration. Consideration can be viewed as ‘the price tag on the ... More
6. Identity of offeror and offeree

6. Identity of offeror and offeree  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0006
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This chapter considers situations where one party (A) makes an offer to another party (B) but a third party (C) purports to accept the offer made by A. If A makes an offer to B and B alone, ... More
9. Contracts requiring writing

9. Contracts requiring writing  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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Apr 2018
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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0009
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This chapter examines two contract types: (a) particular categories of contract which must be in writing as a result of legislation; (b) certain types of contract which are not enforceable ... More
3. Formation of bilateral contracts

3. Formation of bilateral contracts  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0003
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This chapter analyses the key elements traditionally required for the formation of a bilateral contract. Contracts are bargains. The natural way to make a bargain is for one side to propose ... More
6. Identity of offeror and offeree

6. Identity of offeror and offeree  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191797842
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
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9780198733539
This chapter considers situations where one party (A) makes an offer to another party (B) but a third party (C) purports to accept the offer made by A. If A makes an offer to B and B alone, ... More
3. Formation of bilateral contracts

3. Formation of bilateral contracts  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191797842
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10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0003
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9780198733539
This chapter analyzes the key elements traditionally required for the formation of a bilateral contract. Contracts are bargains. The natural way to make a bargain is for one side to propose ... More
9. Contracts requiring writing

9. Contracts requiring writing  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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9780191797842
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10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0009
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9780198733539
This chapter examines two classes of contract. The first covers particular categories of contract which must be in writing as a result of legislation. The second concerns certain types of ... More
3. The draft contract

3. The draft contract  

Robert M. Abbey and Mark B. Richards

in A Practical Approach to Conveyancing (19th edn)

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Jun 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191829697
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10.1093/he/9780198787563.003.0003
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9780198787563
This chapter considers various issues relating to drafting a contract. These include preparatory steps by seller’s practitioner; formation of the contract; contents of the contract; sales ... More
3. The draft contract

3. The draft contract  

Robert M. Abbey and Mark B. Richards

in A Practical Approach to Conveyancing (20th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191861895
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10.1093/he/9780198823087.003.0003
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9780198823087
This chapter considers various issues relating to drafting a contract. These include preparatory steps by seller’s practitioner; formation of the contract; contents of the contract; sales ... More
Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87

Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87  

Nicola Jackson

in Essential Cases: Contract Law

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Sep 2018
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9780191866135
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10.1093/he/9780191866135.003.0007
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Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Chappell & Co Ltd v ... More
3. The draft contract

3. The draft contract  

Robert M. Abbey and Mark B. Richards

in A Practical Approach to Conveyancing (21st edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191879616
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10.1093/he/9780198838586.003.0003
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9780198838586
This chapter considers various issues relating to drafting a contract. These include preparatory steps by seller’s practitioner; formation of the contract; contents of the contract; sales ... More
8. Intention to create legal relations

8. Intention to create legal relations  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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Apr 2018
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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0008
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9780198807810
This chapter discusses the intention to create legal relations in the formation of a contract in domestic or social and commercial transactions. In a domestic or social context, there is a ... More
8. Intention to create legal relations

8. Intention to create legal relations  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191797842
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10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198733539
This chapter discusses the intention to create legal relations in the formation of a contract in domestic or social and commercial transactions. In a domestic or social context, there is a ... More
Contract Law

Contract Law (5th edn)  

Mindy Chen-Wishart

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191794247
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10.1093/he/9780199689163.001.0001
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9780199689163
Contract Law offers a new approach, utilising diagrams to complement the text. The book explains the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of ... More
Koffman & Macdonald’s Law of Contract

Koffman & Macdonald’s Law of Contract (8th edn)  

Elizabeth Macdonald and Ruth Atkins

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191783609
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10.1093/he/9780199644834.001.0001
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9780199644834
Koffman & Macdonald’s Law of Contract provides a clear, academically rigorous, account of the contract law which is written in a style which makes it highly accessible to ... More
Contract Law

Contract Law (6th edn)  

Mindy Chen-Wishart

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Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844072
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10.1093/he/9780198806356.001.0001
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book
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9780198806356
Contract Law offers a new approach, utilising diagrams to complement the text. The book explains the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of ... More

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