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 Redraft 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.