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Subdivisions Unpacked (2-part program)

Subdivisions Unpacked (2-part program)

Date & TimeWednesday 10 November 2021 9.30am–12.45pm
17 November 2021, 9.30am–12.45pm
Format Webinar
Price

Member

$595.00

Non-Member

$750.00

CPD Units 6
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
  • Substantive Law
Venue Online, Digital Delivery View Map

In this practical two-part workshop, Simon Libbis will equip practitioners with the tools needed to understand, advise on, and ultimately register a plan of subdivision from start to finish.

Delve into the complexity and variety of issues and processes associated with these transactions, such as restrictions on title to owner’s corporations, common property, structural boundaries and more. By attending this workshop, you will develop the skills and strategies needed to combat common issues that can arise in this area of practice, or avoid them altogether.

Spaces are limited to 15 attendees. Secure your spot today!

Further details below.

Program Overview

  • Subdivisions Unpacked Day 1 - Wednesday 10 Nov
    • Module 1: The Subdivision Story
      Topics Include
      • Understand the different types of subdivisions, the status of ones done under previous schemes and the current state of play
      • Discover how aspects of the title to land can get in the way of a subdivision and learn strategies for what to do about it
      • Identify zoning restrictions and discover strategies to deal with them
      • Discover other common subdivision matters including easements and covenants (removal, variation and creation of them), roads, reserves, common property and owner’s corporations.

      Learning Outcomes
      • Understand key concepts relating to subdivisions, and common subdivision matters
      • Develop practical skills for identifying roadblocks (including certain aspects of the title to land and zoning restrictions) and dealing with these.

      Engagement & Exercises

      Attendees are encouraged to have videos on for the duration of the workshop, engage in activities and share their learnings.

    • Module 2: Understanding Plans & What They Do
      Topics Include
      • Identify the location of boundaries, including where structures and airspace are involved
      • Identify how vesting works and the relevance of depth limitations and other notations
      • Plans that remove or create things such as easements, covenants or owner’s corporation and how they can arise by implication
      • When changes are made to existing plans through staged subdivision, not in common ownership plans and under section 32 of the Subdivision Act 1988.

      Learning Outcomes
      • Understand complex concepts relating to plans including vesting, notations, depth limitations, creation or removal of easements, covenants and owner’s corporations.
      • Develop practical skills to identify location of boundaries and other key matters in plans and understand their implications.

      Engagement & Exercises

      Attendees are encouraged to have videos on for the duration of the workshop, engage in activities and share their learnings.

  • Subdivisions Unpacked Day 2 - Wednesday 17 Nov
    • Module 2 Continued: Understanding Plans & What They Do
      Topics Include
      • Identify the location of boundaries, including where structures and airspace are involved
      • Identify how vesting works and the relevance of depth limitations and other notations
      • Plans that remove or create things such as easements, covenants or owner’s corporation and how they can arise by implication
      • When changes are made to existing plans through staged subdivision, not in common ownership plans and under section 32 of the Subdivision Act 1988.

      Learning Outcomes
      • Understand complex concepts relating to plans including vesting, notations, depth limitations, creation or removal of easements, covenants and owner’s corporations.
      • Develop practical skills to identify location of boundaries and other key matters in plans and understand their implications.

      Engagement & Exercises

      Attendees are encouraged to have videos on for the duration of the workshop, engage in activities and share their learnings.

    • Module 3: The Path to Registration of the Plan
      Topics Include
      • The need for a planning permit
      • Making the application, how to deal with referral authorities and objectors, appeals to VCAT and how to obtain certification
      • Taking the steps to a statement of compliance
      • Discover the requirements to have the plan registered including access to the title, the consent of mortgagees and others and the form of application.

      Learning Outcomes
      • Understand the law and detailed processes required to register a plan of subdivision.
      • Understand the issues that can arise once a plan is registered.
      • Develop practical skills to register a plan (including through the use of forms) and develop skills to deal with the many complex issues that can arise in the process.

      Engagement & Exercises

      Attendees are encouraged to have videos on for the duration of the workshop, engage in activities and share their learnings.

Further Details

  • Full Description & Facilitator

    Plans do more than just create separate parcels of land, airspace and buildings. Subdivisions are a complex area of law; practitioners need to have a comprehensive understanding of the details relating to plans and the potential pitfalls that can arise to reduce risk and practice effectively.

    In this practical two-part workshop, Simon Libbis will equip practitioners with the tools needed to understand, advise on, and ultimately register a plan of subdivision from start to finish.

    Delve into the complexity and variety of issues and processes associated with these transactions, such as restrictions on title to owner’s corporations, common property, structural boundaries and more. By attending this workshop, you will develop the skills and strategies needed to combat common issues that can arise in this area of practice, or avoid them altogether.

    This highly interactive workshop includes opportunities to engage in activities with fellow attendees and share your learnings. Whether you have been practising in this area for a while or are keen to upskill, this program has you covered.

    Facilitator

    Simon Libbis, Consultant, Prior Law; Accredited Specialist, Property Law

    Simon Libbis, Special Counsel Professional Practice, Law Institute of Victoria; Property Law Accredited Specialist

    Simon Libbis has recently been appointed by the Law Institute of Victoria as Special Counsel, Professional Practice. Prior to joining the LIV, Simon was a consultant with Prior Law which incorporates his practice of Subdivision Lawyers. Before he established Subdivision Lawyers Simon was Executive Director of the National Electronic Conveyancing Office which ultimately led to the introduction of PEXA. As well as an extensive career as a specialist property lawyer Simon also served as the Registrar of Titles of South Australia for some years.

    In 1994 Simon was among the first legal practitioners accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as property law specialists. He is the author of a number of publications including Conveyancing Victoria – The Ultimate Guide and Subdivisions Victoria – The Ultimate Guide.

     

  • Registration, Pricing & Webinar Information

    Registration Information

    Online registration closes 12 hours before the first webinar begins. If you would like to book after online registration has closed, please contact the events team on 03 9607 9473 or register@liv.asn.au.

    If the 'Register' button is grayed out before this time, this event has reached capacity. Email the LIV Education team to register your interest if a spot becomes available or if you would like to be contacted should the workshop run again.

    Please note: this is a two-part online workshop. Registration for both sessions is essential. If you are unable to attend one of the sessions and still wish to register, you are required to pay the full registration price.

    Full Pricing Details

    Standard member price: $595
    Accredited Specialist/Young Lawyer/CLC/Tarwirri member price: $525
    Non-member price: $750

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    Webinar Details

    LIV webinars offer an interactive learning experience – wherever you are, from any device – and are run through Zoom. Register as you would any of our other in-person education and we’ll send you the webinar link and log in details the morning of the event date.

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  • November–March CPD Program

    Get a head start on your compliance requirements

    To maximise flexibility and support you in fulfilling your compliance requirements, the LIV has again expanded its usual concentrated CPD program to begin November 2021.

    Part 1: November to December 2021

    Stop, reflect and prepare with Part 1 of the LIV’s CPD program. Consisting of 15 high-quality sessions, Part 1 covers 10 practice areas and all career stages. Browse the Part 1 schedule.

    Part 2: February to March 2022

    Propel your practice forward with Part 2. This includes the LIV’s established CPD intensives and conferences, as well as shorter seminars and workshops.

    Make your points count

    As with all LIV professional development, this program has been developed in collaboration with LIV committees and industry experts. No matter your experience, location or area of expertise there is something in this program for everyone. Choose from a variety of options and formats to fit your schedule. Exclusive discounts available to LIV members.

    Learn more about the November–March CPD Program.