A Short Note on the Evolution of the Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel

6 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2023

Date Written: January 2, 2023

Abstract

The short note aims to explore the evolution of the doctrine of promissory estoppel for determining the enforceability of promises to avert injustice. First, the note expounds on the origin and development of the doctrine of promissory estoppel in the common law jurisdiction of United Kingdom followed by its application. Later, it delves into a judicial discourse and how it has been made into application in India.

Keywords: doctrine of promissory estoppel, India

Suggested Citation

Narayan, Sumati, A Short Note on the Evolution of the Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel (January 2, 2023). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4338787 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4338787

Sumati Narayan (Contact Author)

Jindal Global Law School ( email )

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