McDonald v John Twiname Ltd: 1953

Apprenticeships are less easily terminable by the employer than an ordinary contract of employment. An executory apprenticeship contract must be in writing to be enforceable, though an employer who has acted upon an oral contract of apprenticeship will be held to it as if it were in writing.


[1953] 2 QB 304

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CitedEdmonds v Lawson, Pardoe, and Del Fabbro CA 10-Mar-2000
A contract of apprenticeship is synallagmatic. The master undertakes to educate and train the apprentice (or pupil) in the practical and other skills needed to practise a skilled trade (or learned profession) and the apprentice (or pupil) binds . .
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Updated: 29 April 2022; Ref: scu.184782