It’s the final countdown: eConveyancing reaches final milestones

Are you ready for the next stage of the mandate to eConveyancing from 1 July 2019 ? RICHARD HARVEY and GABRIELLE LEA discuss next steps…

Court warns against lodging e-caveats without reasonable cause

The recent decision of Guirgis v JEA Developments P/L warns against lodging e-caveats without reasonable cause. By BENJAMIN ADAMS and KYE TRAN-TSAI.

New tenancy reforms strengthen the rights of domestic violence victims

An outline of new tenancy reforms allowing victims of domestic violence to end their tenancies immediately without liability. By KELLIE McDONALD.

Amended security of payment regime set to bring more clarity to building and construction disputes

In the coming months there will be important changes to the way the security of payment regime operates in NSW. By ANDREW BAILEY.

Personal Property Securities: getting the fundamentals right

Understanding the basics of the Personal Property Securities Act will assist practitioners to spot situations where it might operate. By AMELIA HAGLEY and ADAM WALDMAN.

Government prevails over Desane in WestConnex appeal

The NSW Government’s controversial WestConnex development project receives a boost in the Court of Appeal. By KYE TRAN-TSAI and BENJAMIN ADAMS.

Birthing a legal lacuna: the extraction and use of sperm without consent

A personal tragedy has cast light on whether sperm can be extracted and used from an unconscious or dead person without prior written consent. By…

Judicial guidance on procedure in Strata Renewal Proceedings

Judgements in the the Land and Environment Court of NSW. provide useful guidance about Strata Renewal Proceedings when owners can’t agree. By PAUL VERGOTIS and…

Is your practice ready for e-conveyancing?

Be proactive in transitioning to the new regime and remember to review funds transfer processes and confirm payment instructions by multiple methods. By SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE.

Strangely foreign: recent NSW duty and land tax surcharges

Determining whether a landowner is a ‘foreign person’ can be complicated, State duty and surcharge outcomes can be surprising. By KEN LORD.