Beneficial Contracts of Service
De Francesco V Barnum (1890) 45 Ch D 430
Beneficial terms must outweigh onerous terms
Doyle v White City Stadium (1935) ,
A minor is bound if the contract, on the whole, is to the minor’s benefit.
Chaplin v Leslie Frewin (Publishers) Ltd (1935) ,
It doesn’t matter how beneficial, just some element of benefit must exist.
Nash v Inman (1908) 2 KB 1, Privy Council
1. Contract must be for goods that are ‘reasonably necessary’
2. Minor must not already have a sufficient supply of the goods
Roberts v Gray (1913) 1 K.B. 520,
A contract for necessities cannot be repudiated by the minor simply because it is executory
Recovery of Property
Leslie v Sheill (1914) 3 K.B. 607,
Restitution could not apply unless very money was identifiable.