Victorian Cases on Contracts of Sale of Land and on Forged Mortgages in 2021

Date uploaded:
07 Dec 2021

In this episode and accompanying paper, Philip Barton first examines 2021 Supreme and County Court cases on contracts of sale. These cases were: on the authority of an agent to conclude a contract; a sale by an owner builder; a sale conditional on issue of a planning permit; a sale subject to finance; a sale of a going concern for GST purposes; a sale off the plan; and a mortgagee’s sale. Then, Philip deals with a case of parties using funds in breach of trust to buy land.  Finally, noting the importance of the topic of verification identity, Philip discusses a case of a forged mortgage.

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