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Leslie Ltd. v Sheill

Leslie Ltd. v. Sheill (1914) 3 K.B.607 (Minor agreement—void—equitable relief) FACTS:  Defendant obtained loans from plaintiff by fraudulently misrepresenting that he was of full age at the time of contract. Defendant sued him to recover the money. ISSUES: 1) Whether defendants are entitled to equitable restitution against loan given to minor? 2) Whether they could claim…

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Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose

Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose  (1903) 30 Cal. 539 (Minor Agreements) FACTS: Agent of defendant advanced money to plaintiff, an infant, fully knowing his incompetency to contract, against mortgage of property belonging to latter. Plaintiff commenced this action to get the mortgage declared as void u/s 2, 10 and 11 of ICA and repossession of property thereunder conveyed to…