FavoriteLoadingSave to briefcase | Rating: | By (2012)

  • PrintEmail Link
  • Viewed 4,728 times | Saved to 476 briefcases
Paradine v Jane [1647] EWHC KB J5


Jane failed to pay lease, claiming Prince Rupert invaded his land and expelled him.


Rule of absolute promises – when a person enters a contract they cannot escape liability from that contract simply because events turned out differently than expected rendering it impossible to perform the contract


P would have gained the advantage of profits and therefore must bear the risk of losses

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to participate.

This document is a general discussion of certain legal and related issues and must not be relied upon as legal advice. This document may not have been written or reviewed by a legal practitioner. For more information, please see the website Terms of Service.