Gency and Partnership Law Assessed Coursework

Agency and Partnership Law

Word limit: 2,500 words (including footnotes, excluding bibliography). A word count should be stated at the end of the essay.

Question

a?Ostensible or apparent authority is the authority of an agent as it appears to others. It often coincides with actual authoritya?
(Per Lord Denning MR, Hely-Hutchinson v Brayhead Ltd [1968] 1 Q.B 549 at 583).
Discuss the nature of both actual and apparent authority of agents and, with reference to relevant authorities, critically analyse the relationship that the two forms of authority share.

(Per Lord Denning MR, Hely-Hutchinson v Brayhead Ltd [1968] 1 Q.B 549 at 583)

R Munday, Agency Law and Principles, (OXFORD: OUP,2010)