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Posted Oct 05, 2017 eConveyancing: principles, platforms and procedures
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Claire Martin and Dr Simon Blount collaborated on an eConveyancing article for the October issue of the Law Society Journal. Article in a snapshot The legality of the electronically created and registered interest is the product of the law’s indifference to contractual form and the express legislative intent of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law. The […]

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 Release of interim Senate Report into non conforming cladding
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On 6 September 2017 the Senate Economics References Committee released its long awaited interim report following an extended inquiry on Non Conforming Building Products -aluminium composite cladding. The inquiry was initially established in June 2015 as a review of the impact of non conforming building products on the Australian building and construction industry. As part […]

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 What You Need to Know About Buying a Terrace House
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Terraced houses are multiple mirror-image houses that share internal walls with each other. They are also known as town houses or row houses. They provide Torrens Title in higher density housing areas. They were very popular across working class and industrial areas of Sydney in the late 1800’s. Today they can still be seen in […]

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 Caveatable Interest and Priority Notices
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What is a Caveat? Caveats serve as a very powerful and useful tool to use as a means of protecting a person or entity’s interest in land. However they must be used correctly and only when a Caveatable Interest exists. It acts as a formal and written warning that there is an existing  interest in […]

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 Prevention, Good Faith and an Extension of Time
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Case Note Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v DDI Group Pty Ltd [2017] NSWCA 151 In the June 2017 decision of Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v DDI Group Pty Ltd [2017] NSWCA 15, the Court of Appeal dealt with a challenge to a determination by an Adjudicator who had rejected a claim for liquidated […]

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