DNOTE" content="ARABIC"> UNDUE INFLUENCE

If one party induces the consent of the other by undue influence the contract is voidable in equity. Undue influence is illegal pressure falling short of duress   Williams v Bayley.

EXAMPLE

In special relationships such as parent and child, solicitor and client, but not agent and principal. In such cases undue influence is presumed and must be rebutted by the defendant.

See unconscionable conduct.