Agency | Contract Law

Jagannath Patnaik vs Sri Pitambar Bhupati Harichandan

Jagannath Patnaik vs. Sri Pitambar Bhupati Harichandan AIR 1954 Ori 241 Key Words: implied condition, agency FACTS Defendant was the heir of the property of the deceased who had before his death employed plaintiff as the ‘dewan’ of the said property for a continuous period of 7 years. Plaintiff brought the present suit when defendant terminated…

Agency | Contract Law

Bolton Partners v. Lambert

Bolton Partners v. Lambert (1889) 41 Ch D 295 (ratification, retrospective effect) FACTS: An offer of purchase was made by the Defendant, A. J. Lambert, to P. A. Scratchley, who was acting as an agent of the Plaintiffs, Bolton Partners (Limited), but was not authorized to make any contract for sale on 8th of December,…