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ADITYA SINGHI

ADVOCATE
Exp
Jodhpur , Rajasthan

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Banking
  • Civil
  • Consumer Protection
  • Cheque Bounce
I have vast experience in Rajasthan High Court, CAT, DRT, Lower Court,Consumer Court, MACT. Our practice areas are Civil Laws, Corporate Laws, Banking & Finance, Arbitration, Motor Vehicles & Insurance, Taxation, Land Disputes, Family Matter, Domestic VIolence, Divorce, Cheque Bounce cases etc View Full Profile

Adv Ashish Fule

High Court Advocate
Exp
Nagpur , Maharashtra

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking
  • Cheque Bounce
Adv Ashish Fule is indian Lawyer based in Nagpur has specialised knowledge of Registration of Political Party and their compliances . He has registered more than 50 Political Parties In India and various states having its command on Representation of Peoples Act 1950 & 1951 . View Full Profile

Vinay Kumar Nukathoti

Advocate
Exp
Hyderabad , Andhra Pradesh

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Family
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking
  • Cheque Bounce

Dewa Paljor

Advocate
Exp
New Delhi , Delhi

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Cheque Bounce
  • Civil
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Trademark
  • RTI
We handle all matters pertaining to recovery of money for private individuals and corporations. We initiate legal notices, draft and file suits. Further, we offer services for drafting and vetting various contracts and agreements. We also provide services and, manage all criminal matters. View Full Profile

Shaili Shah

Exp
Ahmedabad , Gujarat

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Trademar
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media, Communication, Entertainment

Geeta T

Advocate
Exp
Hyderabad , Telangana

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Immigration
  • Landlord And Tenant
  • Mergers And Acquisition
  • Power Of Attorney
I completed LLB and Company Secretary. Practising as an Advocate in High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad & all its subordinate courts &deals with the matters Civil, Criminal, Consumer, Cheque Bounce, Corporate, Company, Family, Divorce, Drafting &vetting of all types of Deeds, contracts, agreements View Full Profile

Sunil Srivastava

Advocate Civil court Gorakhpur
Exp
Gorkakhpur , Uttar Pradesh

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Civil
  • Adoption
  • Consumer Protection
  • Landlord and Tenant
I have been practicing at Civil court Gorakhpur Uttar pradesh for 30 years. View Full Profile

Shreya Kapoor

Advocate
Exp
Mumbai City , Maharashtra

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate And Incorporation
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Trademark
  • Privacy
Experience in various fields of law such as property, general corporate, Insolvency, civil litigation, registration of Trademarks, IT related matters, legal opinions etc. A firm believer in customised legal advice for different clients, as no one is the same and no two legal dilemmas are the same. View Full Profile

Pooja Kulkarni

Legal Associate
Exp
Bangalore , Karnataka

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Corporate And Incorporation
  • Commercial
My experience ranges from drafting various corporate and commercial agreements and legal notices. My skill set also involves reviewing various forms of agreements to protect the interest of the client and providing legal opinion on various legal queries. I am also an active legal blogger. View Full Profile

Indu Chauhan

Advocate
Exp
Rohtak , Haryana

Specialization

  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Bankruptcy and Debt
  • Cheque Bounce
  • Civil
  • Consumer Protection
Myself working as an Advocate in Rohtak District Court since 2009. My qualification is LLB, LLM & M.A. (English). I done my LLB from UILMS, Gurugram. UILMS, Gurugram is highly reputed institute in India. I am panelist advocate of SBI and NALSA View Full Profile
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  • What is contract law?
  • What are the main features of contract law?
  • What is the definition of a valid contract?
  • What does it take for a contract to legally binding?
  • What are the elements of a valid contract?

What is contract law?


Contracts are basically agreements that have the power of legal enforceability and protection. As per Section 2(e) of the Indian Contract Act 1872 (hereinafter referred to as the ICA), agreements refer to ‘every promise and every set of promises, forming consideration for each other’. As per Section 2(h) of the ICA, a contract is “an agreement enforceable by law”.

The basic gist of what contract is the following:

Proposal + Acceptance = Promise

Promise + Consideration = Agreement

Agreement + Enforceability = Contract

Therefore, Contract = Promise + Consideration + Enforceability.

*ICA is applicable to whole of India barring the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Essentials of a contract:


  • Offer –

    When one person signifies to another his willingness to do or to abstain from doing anything, with a view to obtaining the assent of that other to such act or abstinence, he is said to make a proposal. An offer is the penultimate act leading to an agreement. Once an offer is accepted, both parties are bound by the agreement. An offer must be clear, definite, and unambiguous.
  • Acceptance –

    When the person to whom the proposal is made signifies his assent thereto, the proposal is said to be accepted. A proposal, when accepted, becomes a promise. Acceptance can happen through speech, writing, conduct/performance, etc. Acceptance must be unqualified, absolute, clear and definite.
  • Consideration-

    Consideration can be defined as the price of the promise made. Both parties must be giving and receiving consideration in order for the agreement to be supported by consideration. Consideration need not be adequate, it just needs to be valid in the eyes of law.
  • Capacity to Contract-

    Minors, people of unsound mind, and/or people who are disqualified from contracting by some law to which they are subjected to, are considered incompetent to contract. The Indian Contract Act does not explicitly state whether a contract with a minor is void or voidable. However, in the case of ‘Mohri Bibee v. Dharmodardas Ghose’ observed that contracts with a minor are void ab initio, and that no restitution of benefits can be claimed by the parties. However, a party entering into a contract with a minor can seek reimbursement for supplying ‘necessities’ to the minor.
  • Consent-

    For a contract to be legal, parties must have exercised their consent freely without unlawful manipulation. Consent is not considered to be free consent when there is presence of Coercion, Undue Influence, Fraud, Mistake, Misrepresentation(for eg. Active concealment of relevant facts). In absence of ‘consensus ad idem’ or meeting of minds, contract stands void.
  • Lawful motive and object-

    An agreement even if it satisfies all the above conditions would not be a contract if it is for an unlawful motive like selling prohibited narcotics or has an unlawful consideration like the promise of murdering someone in exchange of a particular amount of money.

Miscellaneous facts about Contract Laws:


  • Wagering contracts are illegal in India, however some states allow restrictive betting, for example casino is allowed on certain conditions in Goa and Sikkim. Horse racing also enjoys legality as there are several factors to it like the kind of training given, nutrition provided etc. which don’t make it a game of luck or chance. Case of ‘Dr. K.R. Lakshmanan v. State of Tamil Nadu’ observed that horse racing is a game of skill and cannot be deemed to be a game of pure chance, hence it is legal to bet on horse racing.
  • Balfour v. Balfour – An agreement cannot be enforced if the parties did not intend on creating a binding agreement.
  • Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. – Any person can accept a general offer that was made to the public at large, and the execution of the conditions for the offer will be considered as acceptance.
  • Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose – Contract with a minor is void ab intio (void from the beginning)
  • Kedar Nath v. Gorie Mohammad – An agreement in absence of consideration can be binding provided the promise took certain steps in furtherance of the object on the basis of the promise made by the promisor. (Rule of Promissory Estoppel)

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