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Jordan v Farber (1352/90) [2009] ZANCHC 81 (15/12/2009)

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dc.contributor.author Barnard, J
dc.contributor.author Nagel, C
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-31T09:10:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-31T09:10:11Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Barnard, J. & Nagel, C. 2010. Jordan v Farber (1352/90) [2009] ZANCHC 81 (15/12/2009). Potchefstroom electronic law journal (PELJ) = Potchefstroomse elektroniese regsblad (PER), 13(3):449-466 [http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/index.html] en
dc.identifier.issn 1727-3781
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/4060
dc.description Notes en
dc.description.abstract This case note deals with several aspects of the law of contract, such as public policy and validity, error, cancellation, repudiation, undue influence and damages. It concerns the case of an elderly couple who had to stop their farming operations because of ill health. The attorney whom they approached for assistance offered to lease the farm, equipment and animals from them in his personal capacity, although in his professional capacity he also drafted the contracts of lease. It later transpired that the attorney used his position to mislead the couple as regards the contracts in question and that he was guilty of unethical and unprofessional conduct. The couple applied to court to have the leases declared void, alternatively cancelled, and to have the attorney evicted from the farm. The order was granted; however, the discussion seeks to demonstrate that the couple were afforded only minimal justice in that they did not claim, nor were they granted, any damages. The various possibilities open to them in the circumstances are examined and the conclusion is that ventilating the matter by way of application was probably not the best manner in which to have sought assistance. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law en
dc.subject Attorney en
dc.subject Breach of contract en
dc.subject Cancellation of contract en
dc.subject Conflict of interests en
dc.subject Damages en
dc.subject Enrichment en
dc.subject Fraudulent misrepresentation en
dc.subject Letting and hiring en
dc.subject Matrimonial property en
dc.subject Public policy en
dc.subject Undue influence en
dc.title Jordan v Farber (1352/90) [2009] ZANCHC 81 (15/12/2009) en
dc.type Article en


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