Date:  26th February 2018
Duration:  approx. 1.5 hours

Indemnities and releases under commercial leases are often key aspects of lease negotiations as they allocate risk between the landlord and tenant. This session looks at how indemnities and releases differ and some key points to be considered during negotiations.  It covers:

  • Types of indemnities and guarantees that arise in property matters.
  • Negotiating for an indemnity
  • Giving or receiving an indemnity or guarantee – value, context and insurance
  • Who is the beneficiary?
  • Allocation and management of risk
  • Enforcement of guarantees and challenges to enforcement
  • When is a release appropriate  
Our presenter

Philip Bambagiotti, Barrister, Sydney

Philip was called to the New South Wales Bar in 1997, having already practiced as a solicitor. His practice focuses on all aspects of, and relating to, building, engineering and construction law. He also practices in all aspects of commercial law and insurance as well as areas related to these. 

At the NSW Bar Philip is regarded as one of the foremost practitioners in the specialist area of Building & Construction Law. Apart from his extensive experience in acting for different interests in construction disputes, he authored the leading text on residential building dispute in New South Wales, Building Disputes and the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW), of which a 2nd Edition is underway. 

He appears as a barrister in courts and tribunals, as well as in arbitrations, mediations, security of payments adjudications and other alternative dispute resolution procedures in Australia, as well as in arbitrations internationally.

Philip is an active member of the legal community both in Australia and abroad, frequently speaking on Building, Engineering & Construction issues (including contract drafting, dispute management, professional liability, The Home Building Act 1989, Security of Payments and Strata disputes), Commercial Law issues, as well as on the Convention for the International Sale of Goods. 


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

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Product Code: WBUFEB18
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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