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❖ Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. – General Offer.
❖ Mohori Bibi v. Dharmodas Ghosh – Contract by Minor.
❖ Hadley v. Baxendale – Compensation/ Damages for Breach of Contract.
❖ Satyabrata Ghosh v. Mungneeram – Doctrine of Frustration.
❖ Lalman Shukla v. Gauri Dutt – Communication of Offer.
❖ Balfour v. Balfour – Intention to Contract.
❖ Harvey v. Facey – The Principle given, that an information supplied to an enquiry is an
invitation to treat.
❖ M/s. Bhagwandas v. M/s. Girdhari Lal – Communication of proposal and acceptance.
(Place of Acceptance where Heard).
❖ Tinn v. Hoffman & Co. – Cross Offers.
❖ Fisher v. Bell – Quotation of Price.
❖ Dunlop Tyre Co. v. Selfridge & Co. – Privity of Contract.
❖ Hyde v. Wrench – Acceptance must be absolute.
❖ Philips Brook – Error of identity of person.
❖ Dutton v. Poole – Leading case of Privity of Contract.
❖ Twiddle v. Atkinson – Privity of Contract.
❖ Kedar Nath v. Gorei Mohammad – Promissory Estoppel.
❖ Smt. Asha Qureshi v. Afag Qureshi – Fraud.
❖ Darry v. Peek – Fraud.
❖ Ward v. Hobbs – Fraud.
❖ Kamal Kant v. Prakash Devi – Fraud.
❖ State of Rajasthan v. Basant Nahata – Public Policy Minor’s Contract.
❖ Burn & Co. v. Mc Donald – Employer was entitled to an injunction against the servant,
who had left service during the term of the contract.
❖ Jamnadas v. Ram Avtar – Privity of Contract.
❖ Jamal v. Mulla Dawood Sons & Co- Damages.
❖ Hoch ester v. De La Tour – Anticipatory Breach of Contract.
❖ Taylor v. Caldwell – Doctrine of Frustration.
❖ Scarf v. Jardine – Novation of Contract.
❖ Damodar Mudaliar v. Secy. of State – Quasi Contract.
❖ Moses v. Macferlan – Quasi Contract.
❖ Trilok Chand Moti Chand v. Commissioner of Sales Tax – Mistake under Section 72.
❖ Madras Railway Co.v. Govind Rao – Damages for Breach.
❖ Dominion of India v. All India Reporter Ltd. – Damages.
❖ Adamsen v. Jarvis – Contract of Indemnity.
❖ ONGC Ltd. v. Saw Pipes Ltd. – In case of breach of contract, the proof of loss not
necessary when genuine pre-estimated loss is stipulated in contract.
❖ Somaiya Organics Ltd. v. the State of U.P. – Unjust Enrichment.
❖ A.K. Lakshmipathi v. R.S. Pannalal – Time as Essence of Contract.
❖ Food Corporation of India v. Chandu Construction – If arbitrator acts in disregard of the
contract and without jurisdiction then he commits legal misconduct.
❖ State of Kerala v. M.A. Mathai – Notice to the intentions of promisee to the promisor in
a case to delay in performance.
❖ Federal Bank Ltd. v. State of Kerala – Charge/Pledge by way of sale.
❖ Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services v. Vijay V Prabhu – “Liability of guarantor is
coextensive with that of Principal debtors.”
❖ E.R. Kaliban v. I.G. of Registration Chennai – “Deed of cancellation of control amounts
to rescission of contract & any rescission must be only bilateral.
❖ Premier Explosives Ltd. v. Chairman & Managing Director, Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd.
– “Contract cannot be declared to have been frustrated because its performance had
become more onerous on account of unforeseen circumstances.”
❖ Hyde v. Wrench – Counter Proposal.
❖ Spencer v. Harding – Tender is Invitation to Proposal.
❖ Durgadas v. Baldev – Consideration.
❖ Dunlop v. Hingis – Consideration by post.
❖ Mc Gregor v. Mc Gregor – Intention to Contract.
❖ Beaks v. Tie Bold – General Proposal.
❖ Query v. Misa – Consideration.
❖ Roberts v. Grey – Minor’s Contract.
❖ Richardson v. Malic – Public Police.
❖ Chesair v. Forefoot – Contract of Law.