Tue 23 February | 12:30PM - 5:00PM | Ellerslie Event Centre MAP

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Topic One: End of Lease Obligations: Don’t Be Caught Out!

With a recent Court of Appeal decision on this topic highlighting the potential for clients to be left out of pocket, having an understanding of both the landlord’s and tenant’s obligations when a lease comes to an end is essential. This session will assist property lawyers when dealing with the issues surrounding termination of leases.

Topic Two: The Keys to Unlocking Landlocked Land

Discovering that a property is landlocked is not an unusual occurrence. Knowing how best to navigate towards a good outcome for your client is important.  This session will provide insights into how the problems of landlocked land can be overcome.  

Topic Three: Tenancy in Relation to Sale and Purchase Agreements

Tenancy agreements add a further layer of complexity when properties are the subject of sale and purchase. Lawyers need to be well aware of the issues that may arise in such cases. This session will look at some of these issues and provide tips on how to deal with them.

Topic Four: Resource Management: Considerations and Tips for Property Lawyers

Resource management issues commonly have relevance to property transactions. Often it is necessary to seek specialist advice but having the ability to spot problems and make initial decisions can be of great benefit.   

Topic Five: Residential Property Tax: Shedding Light on New Legislation

A practical session addressing how the provisions of the Land Transfer Amendment Act 2015 and the Tax Administration Amendment Act 2015 are working in practice and how the Residential Land Withholding Tax is likely to affect property lawyers.

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Topic One:

Joanna Pidgeon
Pidgeon Law

Topic Two:

Elizabeth Toomey
Professor, School of Law 
University of Canterbury

Topic Three

Amy Johns 
Senior Associate 
Simpson Grierson

Topic Four: 

Sue Simons 
Berry Simons

Topic Five:

Dominic Lundon 
Buddle Findlay

Tony Wilkinson 
Buddle Findlay


Ian McCombe