Webinar Replay: Russell Kennedy's Government CPD Series 2021 Session 3: Tips and Traps with the Provision of Social and Affordable Housing & Retail Leases Update

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Russell Kennedy's Government CPD Series for 2021 is held in a webinar format.

Our CPD Series is aimed at Government lawyers who are holders of Practising Certificates needing to obtain points in the compulsory CPD categories before 31st March 2021.

This session is worth 1 CPD Point in Substantive Law.

On Friday 5 March 2021, Russell Kennedy held our third session on Tips and Traps with the Provision of Social and Affordable Housing & Retail Leases Update.

In this session, Russell Kennedy’s experienced Property team provided a two-part discussion on the following topics:

Tips and Traps with the Provision of Social and Affordable Housing, was be presented by Michael Dowling, Special Counsel and Shaun Burmester, Associate. This presentation was an exploration of some recent experiences and lessons learnt in imposing social and affordable housing obligations on developers when acting for State and local governments.

Retail Leases Update was presented by Emma Dunlevie, Principal and Samantha Taylor, Special Counsel. They provided an overview of changes to the Retail Leases Act that came into effect from 1 October 2020, they also covered an overview of recent cases that affect retail leasing. 

Senior Associate Kate Bartlett, and Associate Melanie Young were facilitating this session.

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