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 Recorded Webinar: Tony Cahill’s 2021 NSW Property Law Update

Date: Friday 26th March 2021
NSW: 10am to 12noon

********** LAWYERS PLEASE NOTE:  the recording of this webinar WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE in time for you to view it before the CPD deadline on 31 March 2021.  Recordings take approximately 5 business days to become available from the day the live webinar is held. ***********

Part 1:  Practice and Procedure in Conveyancing: Key Developments and Recent Updates (NSW)

It’s never a dull moment in the conveyancing world and the usual judicial and legislative developments have been supplemented by process changes arising as a result of the impact of COVID-19 on practice and procedure. This session will provide an overview of some key legislation, cases and important changes in the sector, including:

  • Rule changes to contracting, witnessing and other conveyancing procedures
  • VOI rule satisfaction requirements and due diligence
  • Standard Contract of Sale amendments/new edition (placeholder)
  • New rules for the issuing of occupation certificates
  • Off the Plan sales disclosure requirements
  • The impact of the decision in Deligiannidou v Sundarjee [2020] NSWSC 437 on funds transfer
  • Developments in PEXA practice

Part 2:  Tax, Duty and Other Charges: Developments and Updates in the NSW Property Industry

The usual changes to taxes, duties and other revenue raising financial imposts have been recently supplemented by financial relief resulting from the impact of Covid-19 on both the financial and property markets. This session will provide an update on these changes at both a state and federal level, including:

  • Removal of the main residence CGT exemption for non-residents
  • CGT Withholding tax for foreign residents
  • Changes to GST withholding rules
  • Strata building bonds for developers
  • Stamp duty changes for first home buyers
  • Changes to the Duties Act for options
  • Land tax reductions for landlords
  • State Revenue Legislation Amendment (COVID-19 Housing Response) Bill 2020 - concessions for land tax and duty on specific transactions
  • State Government proposal for stamp duty phase-out
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Tony Cahill, Legal Author & Commentator, Chatswood

Tony Cahill was admitted to practice in 1981. After 13 years with a medium-sized city law firm, Tony commenced practice on his own account at Chatswood. In July 2002, Tony commenced a ‘sabbatical’ from private practice to concentrate primarily on legal education and writing.

He is a member of the Law Society’s Property Law Environmental, Planning and Development Committees. He has been a member of the Re-Draft Committees for the editions of the Contract for the Sale of Land since 1992, and the editions of the Contract for the Sale of Business since 2000.

In 1995, Tony completed the Property Agency TAFE course which was then the most usual educational qualification for holders of licences under the former Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 1941.

He was a co-author with Russell Cocks and Paul Gibney of the first NSW edition of 1001 Conveyancing Answers, and the co-author with Gary Newton of Conveyancing Service New South Wales and Annotated Conveyancing and Real Property Legislation New South Wales, both published by LexisNexis Butterworths.

Tony has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, in construction law, property transactions, legal studies, and real estate law, and has lectured at the Sydney and Northern Sydney Institutes of TAFE, the College of Law and the Law Extension Committee  in various law subjects.


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


Registered live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar.  Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD units – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

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: lisa@tved.net.au

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