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When is a document executed as a deed in fact an agreement?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2010

When is a document that states that it is "executed as a deed" not, in fact, a deed?


Rangelands land tenure reform on hold for now
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

The draft Land Administration Amendment Bill 2016 will not be introduced to the WA Parliament during this term of government. But proposals for


Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any


Evicting a tenant in breach of the lease: what's "reasonable time" to serve the termination notice?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

Landlords who want to re-enter the premises and terminate a lease for a breach of covenant for a non-rent breach generally must serve a breach notice


Leasing negotiations: when can a landlord's promise to a tenant give rise to damages?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

Landlord and tenant negotiations can often result in encouragement or assurances being provided to the tenant, even on a casual basis. This recent


A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure


Nine questions and answers for the new non-resident withholding tax (NRCGTWT)
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

The new non-resident withholding tax applies to every contract entered into after 1 July 2016, subject to the three exemptions below. From 1 July


Landlords beware: lease incentive clawbacks impacted by Queensland Supreme Court penalties decision
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 13 2014

The issue of whether payments under contractual provisions (whether the result of a breach or not) are penalties remains a hot topic since the


Retirement villages in NSW - are you ready for the changes affecting disclosure?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 15 2013

Retirement village operators should act now to ensure they are ready to implement the new contract and disclosure requirements effective 1 October


WA planning reform enters second phase
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 21 2014

The WA Government says these reforms could considerably speed up development approvals and streamline the planning system