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 Recorded Webinar: Vendor Disclosure and Warranties – Law and Practice Update (NSW)

Date: Monday 6th February 2023
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

How far can vendor disclosures and warranties go to protect parties in a property transaction? The answer might surprise you. This practical session examines the extent of vendor disclosure obligations on property sales and the scope of vendor warranties, including:

  • Operation of ss52A & 66 R Conveyancing Act statutory disclosure – an overview
  • Categories of documents that must be disclosed
  • The nature of prescribed warranties as part of disclosure obligation
  • The extent of obligation to state warranties clearly
  • Implied terms and disclosure – relevance to property transactions
  • Aboriginal heritage issues and the disclosure obligation
  • Vendor disclosure obligations at common law
  • Extent of purchaser rescission rights for defective disclosure
  • Case study – Disclosure and contaminated land
  • Case report – Mehmet v Carter [2020] NSWSC 413
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Gary Newton, Partner, Accredited Specialist Property Law, HWL Ebsworth, Sydney, NSW

Gary has been practising in the area of property law for over 35 years, providing advice on a wide range of matters to business, government and individuals. Gary holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney and is an Accredited Specialist in Property Law, since 1994.

Gary is the co-author of a book published in December 2017 called "Land Acquisition" 7th edition by Gary Newton and Christopher Connolly. This new book deals with land acquisition and compulsory resumption in every jurisdiction of Australia.  Christopher Connolly is one of Gary Newton's partners at HWL Ebsworth.

Gary is the co-author of a book "Real Property Law Case Summaries" Newton’s 4th edition. 

Gary is the co-author and the co-editor of the LexisNexis Butterworths NSW Conveyancing Service (loose-leaf). He is also the sole author of the book 2021 edition of the ‘Annotated Conveyancing & Real Property Legislation in NSW’. Gary has published many articles in national journals such as the Australian Property Law Bulletin and Law Council of Australia Journal and the NSW Law Society Journal. Gary's commentary has been cited in judgments of the Supreme Court of NSW.


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.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, 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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 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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