Contract Law Case Analysis

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Within this essay advice will be administered to the three individuals regarding contract law. For any of the cases below to pursue a claim in court there is a process to be completed. The first step in perusing a case in the county court would be for the claimant to start a letter of claim. This is where all of the details of the claim are put on the form to make the court aware of the reasons for the case being brought into court. This then clarifies to the court and the defendant what the issues are. The second thing to do when pursuing a case in court would be to fill in a claim form. This is called the issue of claim. This would then be served on the defendant. The defendant then responds either admitting the claim or saying why…show more content…
In all of the cases below they would be pursued in the small claims track. The small claims track can deal with cases where there is a claim for £10,000 or less or £5,000 for personal injury. The person who wins the case can claim for the other party to pay the court fees. When there has been an application into court the parties can still resolve the issue before it gets to court. If the issue is resolved in court. The losing party can then apply to the court of appeal for the case to be reconsidered if they believe an unfair judgement was implemented. The first case to be considered is whether a contract has been breached between Mr Fong and Ms Alvarez. For a contract to be legal there must be an offer, consideration, intent to create legal relations and acceptance. “A contract is a promise which the law will enforce.” (keith owens page 53) Ms Alvarez did not verbally tell Mr Fong she intended on accepting the offer. Mr Fong then withdrew his offer intending there had been no acceptance of the offer. As he was within his right to do as for there to be a contract there must be acceptance and in this case there was no acceptance, therefore no
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