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Leahy, Gail Patricia v Javni, Peter [2020] VSC 680

CONTRACT LAW, LEGAL PRACTITIONERS, SALE OF LAND
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
Ginnane J
Parties: 

Leahy, Gail Patricia v Javni, Peter

Judgment Date: 
15 October 2020
Catchwords: 

CONTRACT LAW - Sale of Land formation - Offer and acceptance - Conditional offer - Whether defendant made conditional offer - Whether offer withdrawn - Electronic Transactions (Victoria Act) 2000, s 13A.

CONTRACT LAW - Formation - Offer and acceptance - Method of acceptance - Time of acceptance - When is acceptance conveyed to other party.

LEGAL PRACTITIONERS - Scope of authority - Actual or ostensible - Whether authority to receive notice of acceptance of offer.

SALE OF LAND - Cooling off provisions - Vendor's right to retain percentage of deposit - Whether rights exist when deposit not paid - Sale of Land Act 1962 s 31(4).

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