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 Recorded Webinar: Development Consents and the Interplay with Planning and Construction (NSW)

Date:  Recorded: 24th January 2022
Duration:  1 hour

This session examines recent case law regarding development consents and how they intersect with planning and construction law. It covers:

  • The interpretation of development consents – an overview of key principles
  • How these key principles apply to:
    • Construction of contracts
    • Easements
  • Deferred commencement of consents where an easement (eg, stormwater; right of way) must be obtained
  • Application to modify development consents – recent case law explained
  • Case reports:
    • AQC Dartbrook Management P/L v Minister for Planning [2021] NSWCA 112.
    • Sunland Group Limited v Gold Coast City Council [2021] HCA 35 (10 November 2021)
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Sydney Jacobs, Barrister, 13 Wentworth Chambers, Sydney

Sydney Jacobs is a barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers. He read for his LL.M at Cambridge and has a commercial equity practice encompassing property, partnership, corporate law, and building & construction disputes.

Sydney has gained expertise in easements involving both Torrens and Old System land, and is regularly briefed in all aspects of easement law, including: Applications for statutory easements under s88K (Conveyancing Act); Applications for declarations that easements have been abandoned or fall to be modified under s89 (Conveyancing Act); Applications for declarations that easements have been created by virtue of prescription / long user etc; Leasing matters, contracts for the sale of land including off-the-plan, notices to perform and to complete, rescission/termination/specific performance/relief against forfeiture/claiming the return of deposits, options/rights of first refusal, and strata disputes.

A list of his many cases and publications is to be found on his 13 Wentworth Chambers website. Underscoring a life dedicated to the law (when he is not snowboarding), Sydney is the sole author of two major loose-leaf services, namely: Commercial Damages and Injunctions: Law and Practice, and part-author’s the leading loose-leaf service Commercial & International Arbitration (all published by Thomson Reuters). 

He has been, for many years, a popular presenter of CPD seminars.


This webinar is suitable for property/conveyancing, construction and planning lawyers practising in NSW, as well as for any other professionals practising in the NSW planning sector. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit – substantive law

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Product Code: ZBNJAN22
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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