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Property Law CPD Intensive

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Property Law CPD Intensive

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Format Conference
Price

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$630.00

Non-Member

$750.00

CPD Units 6
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
  • Substantive Law
Venue Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne View Map

Staying on top of the legislative changes and new processes in property law can be a challenge. Fortunately, this full day intensive stream has been developed in consultation with some of the most experienced property lawyers in Victoria to deliver comprehensive education in this area.

Further details below.

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Program Overview

  • Property Law Intensive - Wednesday 21 Mar
    • 8:30 AM Registration Begins
    • 8:55 AM Opening and Welcome
    • 9:00 AM What's New in Property Law

      With so many changes happening in the property law space, it is more important than ever to keep up to date with recent developments. In this session, we cover the essential updates in case law and legislation to help you hit the ground running in 2018.
      Topics to be covered include:

      • GST withholding on off-the-plan sales and new subdivision sales
      • The new digital duties form
      • The 1 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 transition dates to 100% digital lodgement and integration with current software packages
      • Building disputes, and changes as to how they are handled
      • The recent decision by Justice Riordan in relation to section 27, Aurumstone Pty Ltd v Yarra Bank Developments Pty Ltd.

      Speakers:
      • David McKenzie, Principal LMG Lawyers
      • Derry Davine, Consultant Lawyer and NMAS Accredited Mediator
    • 10:00 AM Morning Tea
    • 10:30 AM What’s Yours is Mine: Adverse possession

      Adverse possession is a complex area and practitioners advising clients must be aware of the many legal, procedural and evidentiary issues that can arise. In this session, we provide a refresher on the principles of adverse possession and offer practical advice to help you best assist your clients.

      Topics to be covered include:

      • A refresher on the principles of adverse possession and the requirements for a successful claim
      • Commonly encountered scenarios and tips for advising clients   
      • Recent case law and developments

      Speaker: Matthew Townsend, Victorian Bar

    • 11:30 AM Ethical Considerations for Property Lawyers
      Ethical dilemmas often arise in legal practice and knowing how to deal with tricky situations is essential for all lawyers. Using situational scenarios, our experienced presenter will facilitate an interactive discussion of ethical dilemmas and solutions highly pertinent to your practice.
    • 12:30 PM Networking Lunch
    • 1:30 PM The New Contract of Sale of Real Estate and Special Conditions

      The LIV has recently revised the contract of sale of real estate and practitioners need to be across these changes in order to properly advise their clients. In this session, we look at these changes in detail, as well as other more general contract of sale issues and how you can avoid them.

      Speakers: David Lloyd, Victorian Bar

    • 2:30 PM Retail Lease Mediations and Proceedings: Your role

      Retail lease disputes are common in property law practice and lawyers play a vital role in representing their clients at the mediations and proceedings of these disputes. Using case studies and real-world examples, our presenter will offer guidance and strategies on how to best prepare for retail lease mediations and proceedings so you can get the best outcome for your client.
      Topics to be covered include:

      •  The nature of the process and the player’s roles
      •  Preparation, including communications with the opposition and position statements
      •  Conduct at the mediation session
      •  Documenting settlement

      Speaker: Derry Davine, Consultant Lawyer and NMAS Accredited Mediator

    • 3:30 PM Afternoon Tea
    • 4:00 PM Top five property law risks and how to avoid them

      Over the last year LPLC has identified five high risk areas where claims commonly arise against property lawyers.

      In this interactive session, we will consider these risks as well as tips on how to avoid claims. There will also be several exercises to help attendees focus on how they can avoid being caught out.

      Speaker: Phillip Nolan, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee.

    • 5:00 PM Close

Further Details

  • Full Description

    Staying on top of the legislative changes and new processes in property law can be a challenge. Fortunately, this full day intensive stream has been developed in consultation with some of the most experienced property lawyers in the state to deliver comprehensive education in this area.

    Hear from our expert presenters who will discuss critical cases, key issues in adverse possession and the new contract of sale special conditions.

    You will also learn how to deal with ethical dilemmas facing property lawyers, and receive a risk management update from the Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee. 

  • Presenters

    David McKenzie, Principal LMG Lawyers

    Derry Davine, Consultant Lawyer and NMAS Accredited Mediator"

    Matthew Townsend, Victorian Bar TBC David Lloyd, Victorian Bar

    Derry Davine, Consultant Lawyer and NMAS Accredited Mediator

    Phillip Nolan, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee.

  • Learning Outcomes

    In this session, you will:

    • obtain the case law and legislative updates you need to hit the ground running in 2018
    • understand adverse possession and obtain tips to help advise your clients in this area
    • discover the new sale of land contract and special conditions
    • receive guidance on common ethical and risk management issues facing property lawyers