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    Advise John as to his contractual rights and obligations in relation to Tina and Arthur.
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    Dont know, sorry
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    Do you want a short outline or an in depth answer. Ill give you the outline.
    John has no legal grievance with Tina. Tina, when stating the date she could come was making an offer, John must then accept that offer in order for there to be an agreement in place, let alone a legally binding contract.
    With regards to Arthur it is a bit more hazy.
    Arthur made an offer to do the work which was accepted, but the work had not taken place, and there had not been any consideration so legal relations had not been entered and therefore no binding contract. The point where he then increases the price is a new offer, rendering the previous offer invalid. John then accepted that deal. Which I would argue is the new Agreement in place.
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    Thank you thats all i needed
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    I'm also doing this question for coursework and I'm having trouble finding the legal authority (in case law/statutes) to prove the offer/acceptance/consideration elements to the question. Could anybody help??

    Searching through Lexis and the textbook is proving fruitless :-(
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    I will fish them out tomorrow for you if you can wait till then. I would however recommend Law for Business Students by Alix Adams. Case law is everywhere like flies on sh*t in the book its brilliant.
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    Thank you.
    doing some more work on it now with a friend but we're unsure if there was a definite contract with Arthur after his offer of £1000, although him going to John's house to inspect implies that he accepted the offer, plus the fact that he needed the work done 'immediately'

    any undue influence on either party after inspection of the damage?

    We're supposed to find a remedy for John, the client and we can't see what he could potentially sue for as it seems his agreement to pay £1200 was just him making a bad bargain and as of yet there's been no breach of contract and any breach of contract with regards to Arthur's initial offer of £1000 was only because he underestimated the damage of John's water tank, hardly unlawful

    Thanks in advance (y)
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    I have almost finished. But I need more cases lol.
 
 
 
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