11th Annual New South Wales Property Law Conference
Thursday 16 and Friday 17 March 2017
Property lawyers in New South Wales have seen a number of key reforms being introduced in recent times. The eleventh annual NSW property law conference focuses on these major developments, including strata scheme reforms, as well as sunset provisions in off the plan contracts.
Our annual property law conference is designed to deliver lawyers with their 10 CPD units for the current CPD year and to provide an annual roundup of issues of current importance to the property lawyer, including:
Thursday 16 March 2017
Day 1 Chair:Robert Schneider, Partner, HWL Ebsworth, Sydney
Reform and Recent Developments
Conveyancing Update – Nuts, Bolts and Spanners - Tony Cahill, Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co., Sydney
Off the Plan Contracts – Has the Sun Set on Rescission Rights? - Gary Newton, Partner, TressCox, Sydney
Strata Law Reform: More Than Just Pets, Parking and Passive Smoking - Mark Swan, Special Counsel, Mills Oakley, Sydney
Technical Issues in Property Law
The Importance of GST Clauses in Property Contracts - Jane Spencer, Special Counsel, MinterEllison, Sydney
Estoppel in Property Cases - Core Principles and New Developments - Dr Simon Blount, Barrister, Greenway Chambers and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Law, Sydney
Easements – Development Hiccups and Neighbourhood Wars - Sydney Jacobs, Barrister, Thirteenth Floor Wentworth Chambers, Sydney
Friday 17 March 2017
Day 2 Chair: Deborah Linwood, Partner, Teece Hodgson & Ward, Sydney
Retail Leases: Keeping Ahead of the Changes - Tony Cahill, Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co., Sydney
Assignment of Leases: Avoiding Bare Knuckle Brawls - Warwick van Ede, Special Counsel, Emil Ford Lawyers, Sydney
Duty and Tax Issues
Put and Call Options - Practical Tips and Traps - Andrew Rider, Barrister, Level 22 Chambers, Sydney
Professional Skills: Retail Lease Disputes at NCAT - Geoff Farland, Barrister, University Chambers, Sydney
Practice Management & Business Skills: Contracts and Processes - New Challenges in the Era of Electronic Conveyancing - Dr Simon Blount, Barrister, Greenway Chambers, and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Law, Sydney and Claire Martin, Solicitor, Kreisson, Sydney
Practical Legal Ethics: Who is My Client? – Practical Ethics in Property Matters - Tony Cahill, Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co., Sydney
Feedback from the last conference
One of the best organised of the seminars. Good gapping between each speech.
Excellent topics & speakers. Great spot and facilities.
Great content and engaging speakers.
Quality speakers, relevant subjects.
Very much enjoyed the presentations and they were relevant to my practice.