Recorded Webinar: Serving Contractual Notices in Property Matters – When Push Comes to Shove


10th April 2019

Duration:  approx. 2 hours

This session looks at the service of notices in property matters and the rights arising from invalid service. This is a litigation minefield requiring care as part of your risk management checklist. It includes:

  • Having a proper basis for serving notice

  • Service in accordance with contract – importance of strict compliance

  • Statutory service provisions

  • What happens when contract or lease does not include an address?

  • Is service on solicitor for landlord enough?

  • Email and contractual notices

  • Tips and traps with giving notice to complete

  • Authority to seek extension of lease – does this impact validity of service?

  • Rights of parties when service is at issue

  • Does questionable service justify termination?

  • Case report – Papantoniou v Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd [2018] NSWCA 85

  • Australian Commercial Marketing Pty Ltd v Gold.

Our presenter

Sydney Jacobs, Barrister, Sydney

Sydney Jacobs is a barrister at 13th Wentworth Selborne Chambers. He is also an arbitrator and expert determiner. 

Sydney obtained his BA. LLB at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and read for his LL.M at Cambridge University, England. He later obtained a Higher Diploma in Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Sydney has a commercial equity practice with a focus on property litigation e.g. easement disputes, leasing matters (e.g. rectification and specific performance of leases) and contracts for the sale of land e.g. relief against forfeiture of deposit and building & construction disputes.

He is the sole author of two major loose-leaf services, namely: Damages in a Commercial Context, and Injunctions: Law and Practice, both published by Thomson Reuters. He part authors the leading work, Commercial Arbitration: Law and Practice, likewise published by Thomson Reuters.


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.

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Product Code: WBGAPR19
 Price:  $264.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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