Contract Law from a practical perspective

When a question or issue arises about a contract, one must look at the contract first, rather than the contract law. While understanding the contract law is necessary, the law allows parties to decide what they wish to. The contract provisions and their interpretation will give answers to a question arising from a contract. Here is a discussion:

Contract Law from a Practical Perspective: a video on Youtube.


MCQs on Contract Law

You are welcome to attempt these Multiple Choice Questions on different aspects of Indian Contract Law.
Click here for the MCQs page.

Commercial law must be certain and predictable

I take example of a clause in a contract about liquidated damages to demonstrate how the many judgments interpreting section 74 of the Indian Contract Act have made this branch of law uncertain and unpredictable for contracting parties.

Click here to read.

This is my speech at the inaugural session of a Seminar organised by the National School of India University, Bengaluru : “Strengthening Legal Provisions for the Enforcement of Contracts”.

Specific performance is no longer an exceptional remedy.

Specific performance is now a general remedy in Indian law. It is no longer exceptional, or discretionary. Read more.

Click here to read my article: Exceptional Nature of Specific Performance.

The Specific Relief Act: 1963, 2018

The Specific Relief Act 1963 has been amended in 2018. The amendment makes far-reaching changes in the law. Click here to read and download the Acts.