Live Webinar: Property Development Agreements – Drafting and Implementing for Success


Date:  Tuesday 20th November 2018 – Online: Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas: 11am to 12:30pm 
SA:  10:30am to 12noon WA: 8am to 9:30am
NT: 9:30am to 11am  Qld: 10am to 11:30am


How do you draft an effective development agreement?  This session looks at how these agreements work, what types of arrangements they cover and the drafting mistakes to avoid to ensure you don’t trigger unwanted tax or duty consequences.  This session covers:

  • When is a development agreement appropriate?
  • What should be in a development agreement? Drafting for commercial success and ensuring the commercial aims of the parties are reflected in the agreement:
    • upfront costs and funding
    • risk
    • environmental liability
    • minimising duty
    • return on the sale of land
    • development profit
    • minimising risk
  • Tax considerations when implementing development agreements
  • Drafting traps to avoid in development agreements – declarations of trust and other costly mistakes
Our presenter

Ralph Praeger, Principal Lawyer, Macpherson Kelley, Brisbane

With over 30 years providing legal practice to the property and projects sector, Ralph’s expertise is far-reaching. With clients from a range of industries, such as property developers, real estate agents, fund managers and accountants, Ralph has a broad base of firsthand knowledge of the risk and challenges faced in different businesses. As a result, he is able to provide insightful, pragmatic advice to you and your business.

Ralph was a member of the committee which reviewed the Body Corporate and Community Management legislation. Later he was appointed to the committee of Queensland Government Department of Fair Trading, which reviewed the property Agents, and Motor Dealers Act 2001 (Property Developer’s Code). Being involved in these projects has given Ralph an inside view of legislation review and policy development, making him a valuable asset to any client when it comes to property related legal issues.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in property law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar. Lawyers can claim up to 1.5 CPD units/points – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1.5 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1hour.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email:

Attending a TEN webinar couldn’t be easier. Basically it’s just like attending a seminar except that you don’t have to leave the comfort of your office or home. You just need to be available at the appointed date and time with your computer and internet connection.

Once you’ve registered for the webinar, we send you a link so that you can login to the webinar from your computer. The speaker delivers the session from their computer in real time. Just like a live seminar, you can ask questions of the speaker. You simply type your question into the question box and the speaker responds to it during question time.
At the end of the webinar session we send you a certificate to confirm your attendance and the number of CPD hours you earned.

You will need a computer with sound, an internet connection and earphones if you need to participate in the webinar in an open office environment (so you don’t disrupt those around you).

Product Code: RBLNOV18
 Price:   $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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