Undue influence is an equitable doctrine, which applies where one party uses their influence over the other to persuade them to make a contract. Where
contract law blog Blogs
The contract law blog is aimed at educating clients, investors, businessmen, companies, corporations, individuals, organizations, traders and even advocates of the various aspects of a contract which span from the time an offer and acceptance is engaged, through the aspects of the consideration, terms of contract, interpretation of contract and the problems which may arise from a contractual relationship.
Contractual engagements can be quite complex in nature and their disputes are quite popular before the courts of law in Cameroon.
The spirit behind the blogs and their applicability in Cameroon are backed by the common law principles of contract law which has its origin from the United Kingdom by virtue of the Southern Cameroons High Court Law of 1955.
Worthy of note is the fact that when parties to a contract are properly aware of their positions vis a vis their rights and obligations, they will be properly guided on the steps to engage in view to enforce their respective positions especially in the event of a dispute.
We have therefore provided the respective blogs to inform clients on the aspects of a contractual relationships and the possible solutions they may have at their disposal to resolve disputes.
The rights of a contracting party are affected by the impropriety of the third party if they knew of it or are deemed to have
A third party to a contract is a person who is not a party to the contract and has not provided consideration for the contract
The effect of an illegal contract will depend on whether it is illegal due to a statute or due to the common law. Where a
The contract may constitute a crime or a tort. The violation may be of a statutory rule or of common law. Breach of common law
People who are not parties to a contract can sue on it in two situations; Express provision in the contract This is where statute gives
Where a mistake relates to a written document there are two special remedies: non est factum and rectification. Non est factum As a general rule,
An agreement may possess all the requisite elements of a valid contract, such as offer and acceptance and consideration, but be unenforceable because it is
A contracting party can specify that the benefit of the contract is held by him or her in trust for a third party, in which
Since contracts can be binding if the parties voluntarily consent to it, it is obvious that where one party is forced to consent by threats