Counter Offers

Garden Removal – Damages; Oral Revocation of a Counteroffer #137

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. A Victoria couple’s love of their garden led them to take it with them when they moved. Its absence was not noticed at first by the purchasers, who had taken possession on a dreary rainy January day. However when the weather cleared, as it occasionally does in Victoria, the pockmarked shrubless

Licensee’s Authority to Bind His Principal #30

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. Two recent decisions illustrate the extent to which a licensee can create a binding contract of sale by a vendor, in circumstances where the vendor argued that the licensee had acted without authority. In the first case, a purchaser made an offer through the selling agent to purchase the vendor’s house