Publications: July 2008


Does a failure to complete justify forfeiture of a deposit?

When a contract for the sale of property falls through, the normal expectation is that where the fault lies with the buyer, the deposit paid on exchange of contracts will be forfeited. However, the Court is given a wide discretion to order the return of the deposit to the buyer. The precise extent of that […]

3rd Jul 2008 Speakers Corner Read more