Recorded Webinar: Pre Lease Arrangements and Agreements to Lease Underpinning Commercial Developments (NSW)

Wednesday 9th August 2017

Duration:  approx. 1.5 hours 

About the webinar

Agreements to lease are generally a cornerstone of any commercial development.  Without them, the development may never get off the ground.  An agreement to lease if defective it may be non-binding. Care is needed and this session brings you up to date on the legislative and common law requirements:

  • Distinguishing a lease from an agreement to lease
  • When to use agreements to lease
  • Dealing with the Retail Lease legislation – how it impacts agreements to lease
  • What should go into an agreement to lease?
    • time of delivery
    • what will be delivered
    • handover variations
    • extensions and delay
    • damage in event of delay
    • practical completion and occupation
  • Common law requirements for an enforceable agreement
  • Case law update plus revisiting Masters v Cameron

Who should attend

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

Anthony Herro, Principal Solictor, Herro Solicitors, Sydney

Anthony is one of Sydney’s leading retail lease lawyers. He is Principal Solicitor at Herro Solicitors.

He acts for clients in drafting, advising and negotiating leases and in resolving lease disputes.  Anthony possesses an in depth knowledge of Retail Leases Legislation (including the Retail Leases Act) and in property law in relation to leases. He has extensive experience in all aspects of retail and commercial leasing- including complex lease negotiations and resolution of lease disputes.

Anthony is regularly invited to present at seminars for lawyers and other professionals on retail leasing including seminars for the Australian Property Institute (API), Legalwise Seminars, LexisNexis, the New South Wales State Legal Conference, the College of Law (Continuing Professional Education) the Eastern Suburbs Law Society, Television Education Network and VOSS Events.

His articles have been published in the New South Wales Law Society Journal and on international Law Society websites.

Anthony is appointed by parties under expert dispute resolution clauses in leases to act as an expert to determine retail lease disputes.  Anthony’s advice is sought by Government Ministers and Government bodies to advise on proposed amendments to retail lease legislation. Anthony actively contributes and appears at Government enquiries on retail leasing.

Product Code: WBFAUG17
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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