This lecture presentation

  • explains the effect of a contract declared void for operative mistake and how it differs from the effect of a contract which is voidable for misrepresentation
  • distinguishes ‘agreement mistakes’ (mutual, unilateral and also ‘non est factum’) from ‘common mistakes’, considers their legal treatment and explains when they might be held to make a contract void
  • discusses in outline the approach to mistake in equity.

Duration: 52 minutes (approx)

Lecturer: Gianni Vuolo

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