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Question: How does the Doctrine of Intention to create legal relations fit into the Traditional English Law on Contract?

Answer: Under English law there are traditionally three essential elements to the formation of a contract, Offer, Acceptance and supported by Consideration. However, there is another element that needs to be examined and...


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Details: - Mark: 61% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2505 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 13, 2008 | Coursework ID: 66

Question: Do the courts always rigorously apply the established rules of offer and acceptance governing the formation of contracts?

Answer: Courts have always had an inclination to uphold the formalist qualities of classical contract law by applying established rules, namely the mirroring of the offer and the acceptance. These rules are adhered...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1497 | References: Yes | Date written: February, 2010 | Date submitted: April 26, 2012 | Coursework ID: 741

Question: LLB Contract Law Case study scenario:

Robert and his wife, Lucy, decide to take dance classes at a local Salsa dance club. They used to go to ballroom dance classes at the same club some years ago. Because Salsa dancing has become so popular, they book the classes in advance.

On the back of the receipt a printed clause says “For terms and conditions please see the notices in the club”. On the inside of the club door a large notice is pinned up. The notice reads, “The club will not accept responsibility for any loss suffered by customers”.

At their first dance class, the dance instructor, Paul, who also owns the club, demonstrates an energetic step and falls over, knocking Robert to the ground. Robert’s arm is broken and his Rolex watch is damaged beyond repair. When Lucy goes to the cloakroom to get her coat, she finds that the coat has been stolen.

Advise Robert and Lucy.

Answer: This question raises the issues of whether Paul can rely on exemption clause contained in the receipt which was given to Robert and Lucy. It is assumed that if Paul has instructed...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1067 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: December 05, 2010 | Coursework ID: 625

Question: Q1 (a) Bearing in mind the rules governing the arrest, detention and treatment of suspects, explain whether the police have acted lawfully in the above events and how the rules are intended to safeguard Wayne’s civil liberties.
Q2 (a) Explain what claim(s) Janice may be able to make against House of Wonder Ltd, and briefly outline the principles on which any damages would be awarded if she were successful.

(COURSE CODE: W200 - TMA 04 - The Right to Personal Liberty: The Law of Contract and Tort - FULL CASE STUDY SCENARIOS AVAILABLE IN DOWNLOADABLE ESSAY)

Answer: The PACE Act 1984 makes provision for the rights of people involving criminal arrest and so Wayne is not all alone in this ordeal. Any unlawful treatment would be recovered through the...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2136 | References: Yes | Date written: May, 2009 | Date submitted: January 11, 2010 | Coursework ID: 592

Question: “Whist ultimately the courts and case law will resolve any dispute which arises, Financial Services and the Financial Services sector have skilfully employed contract law at every opportunity in an endeavour to ensure disputes can be avoided.”

Assess the accuracy of this claim.

Answer: The courts have up held the law and have administered justice in this country using case law, case law’s assistance helps courts to achieve greater consistent and correct decisions, by looking back...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1809 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: July 04, 2009 | Coursework ID: 505

Question: What are the essentials of a valid contract?

Answer: A contract, by definition, is an agreement by two or more parties, which is intended to be legally binding and supported by consideration. All contracts must have these three elements present for...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1375 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: July 02, 2009 | Coursework ID: 497

Question: CONTRACT LAW – CASE STUDY (Misrepresentation)

Answer: When dealing with Misrepresentation we need to establish whether there are false statements of existing facts, which induce the contract. So, in advising Malcolm as to his remedies under a claim for...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2119 | References: No | Date written: April, 2007 | Date submitted: February 25, 2009 | Coursework ID: 456

Question: CONTRACT LAW – CASE STUDY

Answer: When accessing the plaintiff’s liability, it is essential to consider both parties’ actions, step by step in order to determine whether a legal contract has been made. When Peter obtained the sales...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1504 | References: No | Date written: November, 2007 | Date submitted: February 25, 2009 | Coursework ID: 455

Question: Law of Obligations 1 – Contract CASE STUDY Joe bought a house from the local authority at an auction last year. He obtained a mortgage from Biggest and Best Building Society, after his purchase Joe discovered that features had been removed and that major structural damage was done. As Joe examined his paperwork he found that auctioneers accept no liability for any incorrect information and acknowledged that the survey documents were only intended for the sole use of the building society. Advise Joe if he has a valid claim against the auctioneers, the local authority and Anita and, if so, what are the grounds upon which he could sue.

Answer: Misrepresentation is the area of law that Joe is faced with as a false statement of fact, has induced him into the contract. Misrepresentation, if proved renders a contract voidable. To succeed...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1556 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 18, 2009 | Coursework ID: 292

Question: Contract Law Case Study LLB1 2005/06

Answer: Scarborough Palms Hotel initially advertised the price of a room for two weeks to be £300. In terms of law, this advertisement on the hotel’s website was merely an invitation to treat...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1323 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 18, 2009 | Coursework ID: 289


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