November 16, 2016

NSW Says Hello to Priority Notices and Starts to Farewell Paper Certificates of Title

With the rise of electronic conveyancing, the New South Wales government is in the process of phasing out paper certificates of title. Paper certificates of title […]
November 8, 2016

Parsons v Davison: Court Removes Dilatory Executor

An executor enjoys a position of great trust and power. As the person (or persons) responsible for administering a deceased person’s estate and carrying out their […]
October 25, 2016

Court Orders Hungry Jack’s Not Liable for Repair Costs Under Lease

The New South Wales Court of Appeal (‘Court of Appeal’) has handed down a recent judgment in Bonafair Holdings Pty Ltd v Hungry Jack’s Pty Ltd […]
October 6, 2016

Barakett v Barakett: Dependent Adult Son Denied Further Provision from Mother’s Estate

The recent New South Wales case of Barakett v Barakett [2016] NSWSC 1257 highlights the issues that adult children may encounter in applying for further provision […]
October 5, 2016

Deceased Estates Relieved From Foreign CGT Withholding Tax

Earlier this year, the Federal Government introduced a compulsory withholding tax scheme for transactions involving the transfer of Australian real property (e.g. residential and commercial land, […]