Duress and undue influence


Where a party has entered a contract under pressure of some kind the contract may be avoided under the common law rules of duress or on the equitable principle of undue influence.

This recording covers

• duress of persons
• economic duress (whether in the form of duress of goods or otherwise)
• undue influence (including influence by a 3rd party to provide security for debts)

(Note: statutes and regulations against pressure selling and so on in consumer contracts not considered in this lecture)

Duration: 63 minutes (approx)

Lecturer: Gianni Vuolo


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