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Common Law of Contracts (Arabic Language – AED 400)

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This course focuses on describing the essential elements of a contract in the common law system, in particular the intention to create legal relations (and its assessment based on the nature of transaction), offer and acceptance (with a presentation of their respective rules and the difficulties they raise in the common law system), consideration (with an emphasis on its rules), the capacity of the parties (and the validity of the contract signed by those who have limited capacity such as minors, bankrupts, etc.) and the consent of the parties (with a presentation of the vitiating elements that may affect such consent, i.e. the mistake, misrepresentation, duress and undue influence). Reference will be made to the relevant jurisprudence in the common law system.