Property Law Half-Day Conference 2022 (On Demand)

This Conference was recorded on 10 March 2022

This years Half-Day Conference provided practically focused sessions on a range of pertinent and interesting property law topics presented by experts in their fields.

This On Demand will be of value to all those practising in the area of property law.


  • Pitfalls and Complications of Non-Bank Finance for Property Transactions
    Mark Hopkinson, Partner, Glaister Ennor
    A practical session on the pitfalls and complications of acting for clients obtaining non-bank finance and the issues in dealing with FSPR and AML/CFT when acting for clients providing property finance.
  • Bright-line Update – changes in tax law and interpretation that you need to be aware of!
    Helen Johnson, Tax Partner, PwC Legal
    Louis McLennan, Tax Partner, PwC Legal
    Are you up to speed with the latest tax changes to the bright-line test for residential property? There have been more changes since the ADLS webinar on 3 August 2021 – this session will catch you up on the law and relevant Inland Revenue guidance, and identify a few areas where difficult issues have emerged.
  • Top Tips to Ensure a Smooth Settlement for Sales and Purchases and Avoiding Unnecessary Drama and Stress
    Joanna Pidgeon, Director, Pidgeon Judd
    While property lawyers are familiar with the sale and purchase agreement, there are some key tips and tricks which can be followed to ensure that the transaction and settlement run smoothly. This session will cover issues under the sale and purchase agreement and considerations for covid clauses covering practical and technical points.
  • Modernising Landonline Update
    Andrea Watson, Consulting Solicitor Toitū Te Whenua/Land Information New Zealand
    Toitū Te Whenua/LINZ is modernising Landonline and introducing new features and services. Andrea will share tips on how to get the most out of the new Notice of Change of Ownership, Web Search and Notice to Mortgagee, and give a sneak peek of the new web-based e-dealings platform which is currently in development.
  • Practical Steps to Avoid and Resolve Commercial Lease Disputes
    Sarah Blackmore, Special Counsel, Russell McVeagh
    Paul Cogswell, Principal of Cogswell Law, a specialist litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice
    Part 1: Strategies and practical steps to avoid disputes under commercial leases including identifying common pitfalls that can lead to disputes (such as assignment and subletting rights, building services performance, rent reviews, operating expenses, indemnities and make good obligations) and how to go about balancing the competing objectives of landlords and tenants.
    Part 2: How to enforce rights arising under commercial leases. How to approach the resolution of disputes arising under commercial leases, what options are available, what strategies should be adopted, when should steps be taken and what are those steps? What role does ADR play in commercial leases?
  • The Healthy Homes Regime Stripped Naked – should only slumlords be afraid?
    Mark Robinson, Sandringham Law
    A practical analysis of the legislation and of areas of interest, concern and confusion in the context of existing and new builds will be undertaken. Mark will also inspect the 5 pillars of the standard namely heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture issues and draft stopping.


    CPD Hours: 4.00hr

    Pricing Details

    Ticket Price

    Member - $500.00 GST

    Non-Member - $705.00 GST