Property and Planning

Dealing with property while social distancing

Elizabeth McDonald 25/03/2020

As we come to grips with a health and social reality unlike anything we have ever known, there are important things we can do.  As property lawyers, our team’s responsibility is to ensure you can continue your property dealings as seamlessly as possible.  This article explains how we will ensure your property dealings can continue in a time of social distancing.

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Property and Planning

Building for the future

Elizabeth McDonald 11/12/2019

Homes that provide protection against rising energy prices should be the result of the new policy recommendations put forward by the Property Council and endorsed by the Federal Energy Minister. Having observed the results of these kinds of policies in the US, Elizabeth McDonald writes about the global move towards ‘net zero’ buildings and how the Hunter stands to benefit.

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Property and Planning

E-Conveyancing - do you need to take action before 1 July 2019?

Elizabeth McDonald 12/06/2019

In this article, Elizabeth McDonald, Principal of our Property & Planning team, provides an update on the online conveyancing platform, PEXA.

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Property and Planning

Two waterfront properties, a Mercedes and an easement for parking

Elizabeth McDonald 27/03/2019

In this article, Elizabeth McDonald, Principal of our property & planning team, reviews a recent Supreme Court case where the Court was asked to determine whether an easement to park a vehicle on residential property was valid.

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Property and Planning

Supreme Court grants developer easement for support under neighbouring land

Elizabeth McDonald 23/01/2019

In this article, Elizabeth McDonald, Principal of our property and planning team, considers a recent case involving the grant of an easement by the Supreme Court.

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