Recorded Webinar: Retail Leasing – A Victorian Update


Date:  Friday 2nd February 2018
Duration:  approx. 2 hours

This session examines developments in the law relating to retail leasing in Victoria, including a recent decision that has extended the ambit of the Retail Leases Act. It includes:

  • Coverage of the Retail Leases Act (2003) – has its ambit expanded?
  • Victorian Small Business Commissioner guidelines on what are ‘retail premises’
  • Responsibility for outgoings – The tenant landlord divide is not always clear cut
  • What outgoings are recoverable by landlord from the tenant? – has this been restricted?
  • Recovery from tenant cost of essential service measures – is this possible?
  • When can a landlord sue a retail tenant’s guarantor at VCAT?
  • Assignment of retail leases – consents and other obstacles
  • Public risk insurance for retail premises – noting landlord and tenant interest
  • Case report – Rental determinations under the Retail Leases Act: Serene Hotels Pty Ltd v Epping Hotels P/L
  • Case report - C B Cold Storage P/L v IMCC Group P/L [2017] VSC 23
Our presenter

Ted Vlahos, Director, Pointon Partners, Melbourne  

Ted is a Director at Pointon Partners and leads the property team.

Ted has extensive experience in advising individual, corporate and institutional clients including investors, developers, landlords, tenants, financiers, property fund managers and stakeholders on a broad range of property transactions and projects.

Ted is also highly regarded for his commercial law expertise, which includes sales and acquisitions of businesses and stakeholdings, business structuring and advice, trusts, incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures, franchising, taxation and commercial contracts, including shareholder & unitholder agreements, loan & security agreements, supply & distribution agreements, contractor agreements and commercial disputes.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in property law in Victoria and in-house Counsel advising on property law matters. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

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Product Code: WBCFEB18
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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