Agent acts for ______ and ______ principal

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How does a contract have to be signed by an agent?
Brebur v Henderson - can't just say director or secretary, have to say for and on behalf of
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What happens if the agent acts for a disclosed but unnamed principal?
Lamont, Nisbet v Hamilton - whose financial reputation did the 3rd party rely on? they are the one bound
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What can happen with an unnamed and undisclosed principal?
Principal can pop up and sue on contract
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What can the 3rd party do?
Sue either the agent or principal, but whatever one they choose is FINAL. Craig v Blackater
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Why could this be barred?
Delectus personae, terms of contract say that there is no principal, if concealment was deception?
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What cases are there for concealment as deception?
Said v Butt - theatre critic couldn't use undisclosed agent to buy ticket. Dyster v Randall - bought plots of land through agent, ok even though he couldn't have under own name
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What happens if the principal is non existant?
The agent is normally personally bound
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Are there any exceptions to this?
Halifax v DLA Piper siad that a solicitor wouldn't be bound as noone intended for him to be bound
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