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Contract: Agreement + ICLR Introduction

- Contract requires: agreement (valid offer + acceptance) ICLR consideration

- Deal with each potential contract in turn.

1. Valid Offer?

- Definition: "expression of willingness to contract on specif ied terms, made with the intention that it is to become legally binding as soon as it is accepted by the person to whom it is addressed" (Treitel).

- 1. Must be clear + certain: i.e. could be accepted without further info. (Storer v MCC cf. Gibson v MCC). vs. ITT: invitation to make offer. advertisements (Partridge v Crittenden; Harris v Nickerson) exception: unilateral offer: accepted by performance of act (Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.) exception: advert by manufacturer? (Grainger & Son v Gough [Ld Herschell] obiter.) display of goods (Fisher v Bell; Pharmaceutical Soc of GB v Boots Cash Chemist) invitations to tender (Spencer v Harding)

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