This note argues thatthe English Court of Appeal decision of MWBBusiness Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd is a significantmodification of the present understanding of consideration with respect toagreements to accept part-payments of a debt and to perform pre-existing duties,and that the preferred way forward for the development of the law should be judicialintervention by the Supreme Court to reconcile the logical inconsistenciesbetween Foakes v Beer and Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls(Contractors) Ltd.
Consideration, Foakes v Beer, Williams v Roffey
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CHNG, Kenny and GOH, Yihan.
A renewed consideration of consideration: MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd  EWCA CIV 553. (2016). Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal. 16, (2), 323-332. Research Collection School Of Law.
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