PROPERTY LAW UPDATE: NEW LAW, NEW STRATEGIES
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Parmelia Hilton Perth
4 CPD points in Substantive Law
Changes are coming in fast and furious in Western Australia’s property sector and if you don’t stay up to date you will inevitably fall behind. This Legalwise seminar provides information packed sessions exploring all the new legislation, new cases, new trends and practical skills you need to stay on the cutting edge of a fast moving market. Glen McLeod will be presenting on planning in bushfire prone areas, strategic planning for the Perth metropolitan area and coastal planning.
The full program for the seminar is as follows:
9:00am - 10:00am
Property Law Case Update: The Decisions You Need to Know for Your Practice
Analyse the latest cases in property law, why they’re significant, how they’ll impact your clients and your practice going forward, and what you need to know to stay on top of all the changes and developments.
10:00am - 11:00am
Strata Law Update: Game changing reforms and the latest cases and trends
Strata Titles Act reform update: where things stand, what’s next and what you need to know to prepare; and
analysis of the latests cases and developments and their impact on your practice.
Presented by Rachel Cosentino, barrister at Francis Burt Chambers.
11:00am - 11:15am
Morning tea break
11:15am - 12:15pm
Planning, property and your practice: recent developments
Planning in bushfire prone area and the implications for subdivision, development and building applications;
Strategic Planning for the Perth metropolitan area and conservation of native vegetation; and
Coastal planning, sea level rise and compensation.
Presented by Glen McLeod, principal of Glen McLeod Legal.
12:15pm - 1:15pm
The new ipso facto regime and the impact on property law
The ipso facto insolvency reforms applying to new contracts and agreements;
Rights that may be affected, including the right to terminate, suspend performance and more;
Exemptions that are relevant to the property industry;
Impact on leases and a landlords’s ability to terminate for an insolvency event: updating termination clauses in leases; and
Reviewing property transaction contracts and making amendments to mitigate risk in the event of an insolvency or default.
Presented by Peter Beekink, Partner at Lavan.