Recorded Webinar: NSW Retail Leases: Unpacking the Changes for Practitioners


6th February 2019

Duration:  approx. 2 hours

The retail leasing space in New South Wales has had a major shakeup over the last few years – and the changes keep on coming. This session will be a practical session focusing on the key changes – including the introduction of the new retail lease - and what you need to know in your day to day practice. The session also examines the latest significant decisions in the retail leasing space. It covers:

  • Retail lease reforms – understanding the key amendments:
    • changes with respect to Lessor’s Disclosure Statement
    • liability to pay undisclosed outgoings.
    • consequences for a Landlord when a Tenant terminates under the Act.
    • how the new jurisdictional limit operates
    • claims by Tenants for fitout costs if the Lease is terminated.
    • new obligations in relation to registration
    • transitional provisions – don’t get caught out
  • Introduction of the new retail lease
  • Recent retail leasing cases - a summary of key recent decisions which need to be considered in your day to day practice
Our presenter

Tim Eakin, Partner, Eakin McCaffery Cox, Sydney

As the managing partner at Eakin McCaffery Cox Lawyers, Tim also heads the firm's property department. With more than 39 years of professional practice, Tim offers extensive, specialist knowledge of property law and has significant administrative law experience. He is known for his expertise in retail leasing, food chain developments and heritage property law.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in property law in NSW advising on property law matters. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

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Product Code: WBDFEB19
 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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