Evans v Hoare

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
Date1892
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17 cases
  • Firstpost Homes Ltd v Johnson
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 July 1995
    ...his name, but does not sign it, this name written in the agreement may be sufficient signature ( Caton v Caton (1867) LR 2 HL 127; Evans v Hoare [1892] 1 QB 593; Leeman v Stocks (1951) Ch 941). On the other hand, if such document merely contains the name of the party, and is not written ......
  • Coshott v Coshott
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • J Pereira Fernandes SA v Mehta
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 7 April 2006
    ...Section 4 is " …the agreement upon which such action shall be brought or some memorandum or note thereof… ". As Cave J said in Evans v. Hoare [1892] 1 QB 593 the effect of these words is that " …there must be a memorandum of a contract, not merely a memorandum of a proposal…&......
  • Golden Ocean Group v Salgaocar Mining Industries PVT Ltd and another
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 21 January 2011
    ...upon any special promise to answer for the debt default or miscarriage of another"; and not just a note or memorandum of a proposal: Evans v Hoare [1892] 1 QB 593. 77 However, the Statute does not require that the memorandum must always postdate "the main contract" i.e. the c......
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