Alexakis v Wan [2021] NSWCA 172 (11 August 2021) (Meagher JA at [1]; Payne JA at [34]; Emmett AJA at [35])


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CONTRACT – 2018 edition Law Society of New South Wales standard form contract for sale of land – construction – where additional clause 38 provided for payment of deposit in two instalments – where clause 2.3 made time for payment of second instalment “essential” – where deadline for payment not a business day – whether time for payment extended to next business day by clause 21.5 – whether exception to application of clause 21.5 “in the case of clauses 2 and 3.2” engaged