Parker v Clark

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  • K v K
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 7 November 2018
    ...(2nd Ed., 2017) at pp. 217 – 227. The authors cite in this context the decision of Devlin J. (as he then was) in Parker v. Clark [1960] 1 WLR 286 at p. 292 where Devlin J. made clear that in an appropriate case a promise to make a bequest to a family member can be contractually binding. De......
  • J Pereira Fernandes SA v Mehta
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 7 April 2006
    ...position in relation to written offers accepted orally was considered in the latest of the cases cited by Sir Guenter and in Chitty — Parker v. Clark [1960] 1 WLR 286. That case concerned a written offer that was accepted in writing by a letter that was lost. Although it was recognised that......
  • Law v Jones
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 10 April 1973
    ...the confession and avoidance class of case in which, exceptionally, an acknowledgment of the fact of agreement is necessary. 36 In Parker v. Clark, 1960 1 Weekly Law Reports, 286, Mr Justice Devlin, as he then was, said: "The memorandum must not only contain a statement of all the ter......
  • Ward v Walsh, Bjerkham and Nature's Products Incorporated
    • Barbados
    • Court of Appeal
    • 28 November 2012 or commercial): Rose & Frank Co. v. J.R. Crompton Bros Ltd. [1923] 2 KB 261; the subject matter of the dispute: Parker v. Clark [1960] 1 W.L.R. 286; and the general circumstances. 124 Taking these important considerations into account, we come to the conclusion that “the......
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