Category: Property Law

Property settlements during COVID-19

The government restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19 has made many parties to conveyancing transactions ask us about how their property settlements can possibly proceed. Thanks to technology which is widely adopted such as…

What is a tenant required to provide for a rent relief request?

One of the most frequently asked questions by both tenants and landlords concerns the type of information which should be provided by a tenant as part of a request for rent relief.  There has been…

Leasing code regulations – what we know and what we don’t know

In recent days the Victorian parliament has passed both the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (the Act) and the eagerly awaited COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 (Regulations) to give effect…

Private lending leads the way for property

Whilst there is so much of this Covid-19 pandemic that we have never seen before, what we have seen before is how markets react when economic conditions change suddenly. And how opportunities are created. Right…

COVID-19 Clarity for commercial leases – or is there?

Well done to the Government for jumping on this major economic pressure point, and at least attempting to alleviate the high levels of anxiety experienced by both Landlords and Tenants amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The…

Using electronic signatures for property transactions

Despite the need for social distancing, property transactions continue to run smoothly thanks to electronic signatures. With the continual advancement of technology within our firm and in the legal industry comes the ability to electronically…