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Errington v Errington

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Case summary last updated at 03/01/2020 14:50 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Errington v Errington

 P was the representative of X who had told Ds that if they paid off the mortgage on his house then they could have the house. They began to pay off the mortgage. P tried to revoke the offer, once X had died. The CA held that a unilateral contract could not be revoked once the offerees had commenced performance, provided their performance was not left “incomplete and underperformed”- Per Lord Denning 

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