Property Law Conference
Start time 11 Jul 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 11 Jul 2019 4:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
Speaker See full program for details.
Catering Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code C19009

Property Law Conference

11 Jul 2019 9:00am - 11 Jul 2019 4:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

Early bird price available until Friday 24 May: $665 (incl. GST)

Full Price: $695 (incl. GST)


Property Law Legislative and Tax Update - 2019 

This session will provide the latest legislative developments and tax updates including:


  • The Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2018
  • The Owners Corporation Amendment (Short Stay Accommodation) Act 2018
  • PPSA and Property leases


  • Land Tax Assessments
  • State Taxes Update - Duty and Land Tax
  • GST and Leasing
  • Foreign Resident’s Capital Gains Withholding Tax
  • GST Withholding Regime
  • Treasury Laws Amendment Bill 2018 (Foreign Investor Tax)

Your Ultimate 2019 Case and Development Update 

Are you sure you are on top of all the latest property law cases and developments? This session will review recent significant cases and trends in Property related litigation, highlighting key lessons and risk areas. Cases to July 2019 will be covered. This session is The Ultimate Case Update!  

Issues include:

  • Claims against local Council
  • Residential leases and landlord’s duty of care
  • Planning issues
  • Owners Corporations and responsibility for defects
  • Section173 Agreements and tips and traps relating to Section 173 Agreements

Complex Conveyancing Issues - Keeping Your Guard Up 

Even the most straightforward conveyance can spiral out of control.

This session will draw your attention to the more complex problems and oversights that can occur in conveyancing matters. Our presenter will address these issues including:

  • Dealing with default
  • Rescission
  • Subdivisions
  • Strata Plans
  • Easements and Covenants
  • Vendor Statement blunders

This session is designed to help you take back control.

Drafting Mini-Masterclass 

This session will tackle head on the essential tips and traps in various important agreements.

  • Navigating through the Development Agreement -What to look out for and what to avoid.
  • Deemed Satisfaction Clauses and other risks in Offers to Lease
  • Off the Plan Contracts - Sealing Up the Cracks in 2019. In the wake of Opal Tower and Building cladding problems it is clear that contingencies should now be considered when drafting or reviewing Off The Plan Contracts and advising clients in related contracts.

This session will provide an overview of the most important factors you must ensure are covered in these documents.

Lending - Impact of Royal Commission and other Developments on the Property Market 

This session will cover the impact of the Royal Commission on lending practices, regulation and the property market. How will this impact your firm and your clients in 2019 and beyond.

Risk Management - Learn from the Mistakes of Others 

Property law and conveyancing continue to attract a significant number of negligence claims. This session will cover the most common causes of claims including:

  • Duty problems
  • Inadequate or incorrect disclosures
  • Lack of proper advice to clients around their own obligations and their own risk management.
  • Inadequate attention to detail.

Other significant risk issues include:

  • Cyber requests resulting in client funds and confidential information being misused.

Don’t become a negligence statistic. Learn from the unfortunate mistakes of others.

Insurance and Property Law - The Intersection 

This session will outline the important insurance related issues affecting:

  • Owners corporations
  • Landlords
  • Pre-settlement Insurance


Total CPD Units: 6.0

Practice Management & Business Skills: 1.0
Professional Skills: 1.0
Substantive Law: 4.0
(includes GST)