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Important amendments to the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) passed by NSW Parliament
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 16 2014

Residential building claims for defective works have continued to grow significantly over the last decade, resulting in an increased focus on


One policy to rule them all: Queensland's single state planning policy
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 9 2013

The Queensland Government has released the draft single State Planning Policy (Single SPP) for public consultation, with submissions closing on 12


Warkworth extension project LEC overturns Part 3A approval
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 9 2013

For the second time in 2 months, the NSW Land and Environment Court (LEC) has overturned a decision by the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to


The cards are on the table Gadens’ analysis of the NSW Planning System overhaul
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • April 30 2013

On 16 April the NSW Government released for public comment its ambitious White Paper ('A New Planning System for NSW'), as well as draft legislation


Supreme Court of New South Wales considers estoppel by deed in Labracon Pty Ltd v Cuturich & Anor
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 29 2013

An assignee of the rights under a loan agreement succeeded in enforcing the loan against the borrower on the basis of estoppel by deed. In reaching


NSW government: sale of 99 year leaseholds - some issues that can arise
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 9 2013

Given the current proposals by the NSW Government to release surplus commercial property by the sale of a long-term leasehold interests (usually 99


It takes more than a “polite enquiry” by email to form an offer to contract: Mark Anthony productions (NSW) Pty Ltd v The University of Sydney Union 2014 NSWSC 120
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 24 2014

An email by an existing licensee to the licensor asking whether it would be 'stretching the friendship" to ask for a new licence for a further term


Purchaser misled by Centro shopping centre sale
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 20 2014

The Federal Court recently considered a matter involving the sale of a shopping centre by Centro. Central to the matter was whether Centro misled


Prospective retail landlords beware! Consider representations cautiously
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 5 2013

Landlords must be careful when making representations to encourage tenants to enter into retail leases, a recent Federal Court ruling stressed


Informal system of cleaning satisfactory a win for the defendant
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 22 2013

Judgment in the matter of Ryland v QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited 2013 NSWCA 120 was handed down on 3 May 2013. The Plaintiff in this matter