Recorded Webinar: NSW Property Law Update 2017

Friday 31st March 2017

Duration:  approx. 2 hours

********** 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 2017.  Recordings take approximately 5 days to become available from the day the live webinar is held. ***********

About the webinar

This webinar features two sessions - a conveyancing update and strata law reform update featuring well known Sydney property law identity, Tony Cahill.

1. Conveyancing Update

The latest changes and best practice updates are contained in this session. A must for conveyancing practitioners who are wanting a one stop shop on conveyancing on nuts and bolts practice matters:

  • New contract of sale – form and content
  • Certificate of compliance (or non-compliance)  for pools
  • The new loose-fill asbestos register
  • Real estate record of inspection report
  • Conveyancing rule changes – latest update
  • Regulation of sunset clauses for off the plan contracts – s66ZL Conveyancing Act
  • New FIRB changes – what they mean for your conveyancing practice    
  • Land tax certificate obligations
  • Update on new strata scheme laws
  • Case study - Professional responsibility on conveyancing – a failure to advise

2. Strata Law Reform

Strata reform has happened. Have you kept up to date? This session is designed to ensure that you are fully updated on the recent changes and what they mean in practice. It includes:

  • Overview of the key reforms
  • The impact of the Strata Scheme Management Act and Strata Freehold Development Act
  • The powers of the owners corporation explained
  • Owners meetings and technology
  • New voting arrangements explained
  • The new process for renovations
  • Proxy voting and by-law changes – anti smoking bylaws and unauthorized parking
  • The operation of the new strata committee
  • Constraints on developers levies and capital works funds
  • The operation of building bonds
  • Simplified dispute settlement procedures
  • The collective sale and renewal of a strata scheme – unanimous voting requirements
  • Changes in the ability to terminate the scheme requirements

Who should attend

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

Tony Cahill, Legal Author and Commentator, Chatswood 

Tony Cahill was admitted as a solicitor in 1981. In July 2002 he commenced a ‘sabbatical’ from private legal practice to concentrate on legal education and writing.

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

********** 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 2017.  Recordings take approximately 5 days to become available from the day the live webinar is held. ***********

Product Code: WB6MAR17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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