End-of-chapter questions: Answer Guidance 7.2

Consideration and promissory estoppel

This quotation comes from the O’Sullivan article suggested in the further reading. You may find that article useful, but you could write a good answer without it. It is important to have a view of how the law should approach cases of variation of contracts, and in particular whether the House of Lords decision in Foakes v Beer should still be supported, and, if so, what its scope should be.