Eastwood v Kenyon [1840]


  • Eastwood paid for Kenyon’s education
  • After Kenyon’s education had ceased, Kenyon promised to pay Eastwood back, but sibsequently failed to do so


  • Did Eastwood have a valid claim, she had suffered a detriment, so had provided consideration


  • No claim


  • Past consideration is no consideration
  • As the payments had occurred in the past, the consideration was also in the past
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