11th Annual New South Wales Property Law Conference

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 March 2017
Swissotel, Sydney

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

Compulsory Subjects

  • 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.

Product Code: SPLMAR17
 Price:   $1,925.00 (Inclusive of GST)
© 2018 Television Education Network Pty Ltd. All rights reserved. The program for this conference is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written consent of the copyright owner.