Using cases to illustrate your answer distinguish between an offer and an invitation to treat.

It is said that a contract is formed with the acceptance of an offer. The point at which a contract is formed may be important for many reasons but not everything which is communicated to use amounts to an offer. So what is an offer?

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This essay looks at what an offer is and the difference between an offer and an invitation to treat.

Cases referred to include;

British Car Auctions v Wright (1972);

Partridge v Crittenden (1968);

Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists (Southern) Ltd (1953);

Harris v Nickerson (1873);

Harvey v Facey (1893);

Spencer v Harding (1870).

As always the essay lends itself to further research and development according to individual needs.


(Word Count 1050)


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