About the webinar
Retail leasing legislative reform in New South Wales has been on the government agenda since April 2008. The changes canvassed will affect both landlord and tenant. This session is an up-to-the-minute primer on retail leases and covers:
- Legislative reforms – understanding the key changes
- How long can a retail lease term be?
- What are permitted uses for retail leases?
- Are there limits to the amount of rent that can be charged?
- Assignment and subleasing – the issue of landlord consents
- Option to renew – what could possibly go wrong?
- Holding over period:
- what are the parties’ legal positions at this time?
- what if you vary the terms during the holding over period?
- when is it better for both sides to enter into a new lease?
- Can a landlord or tenant avoid being locked into an unwanted retail lease?
- Relief against forfeiture of the lease
- Termination of leases – the termination clause and its effects
Who should attend
This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in property law in NSW. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
Tony Cahill, Legal Author and Commentator, Chatswood
Tony Cahill was admitted as a solicitor in 1981. In July 2002 he commenced a ‘sabbatical’ from private legal practice to concentrate on legal education and writing.
He was a co-author with Russell Cocks and Paul Gibney of the first New South Wales edition of 1001 Conveyancing Answers, and is currently a co-author of Conveyancing Service New South Wales and Annotated Conveyancing and Real Property Legislation New South Wales, both published by LexisNexis.
Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD [CLE] units/points – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1.5 hours.