Recorded Webinar: Property Disputes with Neighbours – Retaining Walls and Fences (Qld)


Date:  8th February 2018

Duration:  approx. 1.5  hours

We do not choose our neighbours, although sometimes we wish we could. This session examines the law in Queensland on retaining walls fences and boundaries. It has a practical focus on dispute resolution including:

  • Who is responsible for building of retaining wall?
  • The importance of retaining wall inspections
  • What are the legal options when a retaining wall deteriorates or collapses?
  • The application of the Neighbour Disputes Resolution Act
  • The application of the common law and claims in nuisance
  • Rain and storm water problems caused by neighbours
  • Application of Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011
  • Case study – the Gold Coast: retaining wall complaint hot spot
Our presenter

Anthony Kyle, Partner & Accredited Specialist (Business Law), ABKJ Lawyers, Gold Coast

Anthony Kyle (known as Tony), is a true Gold Coast local.

The son of Michael Kyle (one of the founding partners of the firm), Tony was born and raised on the Gold Coast, attending The Southport School (Class of 1999) and in turn Bond University. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from that institution.

Joining the firm as an associate in 2011, and admitted to the partnership in 2013, Tony practices in the areas of commercial and business law, property law, body corporate matters and wills and estates. He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in the field of business law.

Prior to joining ABKJ Lawyers, Tony worked for one of the largest law firms in the Asia Pacific region, where he gained experience in the areas of commercial and property law, specialising in property leasing, commercial acquisitions and disposals, retail centre acquisitions and general business advice.


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

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Product Code: WBJFEB18
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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