A & M Ltd V Mr. Case Study Essay
A contract is a legally binding or valid agreement between two or more parties.This contract appears under contract law which has four elements; Offer and Acceptance ,Consideration and Intentions to create legal relations . The offer was made by A&M Ltd that approached Mr. Evens with the offer of £600 for the goods. “ An offer is an expression of willingness to contract on the specified terms without further negotiations , so that requires only acceptance for a binding agreement to be formed” (Poole,2008,p.p42).
An offer must be recognised from all other statements made in the period of negotiating towards the contract so then offer could be accepted by the other party.However the acceptance must be communicated between the offeror (A&M LTD ) and offeree (Emma )but the terms of the acceptance has to match the terms of the offer. The agreement must be certain. An offer must be distinguished from an invitation to treat. This is because an offer should be clear ,specific and created with an intention to be bound if the offer is accepted. It is important to distinguish an offer from an invitation to treat because “An invitation to treat is where offers are merely invited, and then those being offered something are free to accept or reject the offer.”(Ltd, 2016)
The Yates Building Company v. Pulleyn (1975) case , the method of acceptance can be selected by the offeror, also there is another method of acceptance which can be used in this…