DUAL OCCUPANCY AS COMPLYING<br>DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE CODES SEPP

DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE CODES SEPP A recent article in the SMH online highlights the rise of dual occupancy approvals in Greater Sydney. Many of these approvals are by complying development certificate under Part 3B of State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (“the Codes SEPP”). Subdivision of dual occupancy is also permitted […]

PERMANENT RESIDENCE FOR TSS<br>AND 457 VISA HOLDERS

CHANGES ON JULY 1, 2022 On 18 March 2022, the Government has released legislation to create a permanent residency pathway for 482 Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa holders employed in occupations on the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). This was following the government’s announcement in November 2021. These changes will come into effect on 1 […]

RAMY QUTAMI has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

RAMY QUTAMI has been named as a finalist in the Partner of the Year Awards for SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT.  The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 […]

PERRY HUME has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

PERRY HUME has been named as a finalist in the Partner of the Year Awards for FINANCIAL SERVICES.  The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 June […]

GEORGE BOTROS has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

GEORGE BOTROS has been named as a finalist in the Partner of the Year Awards for MIGRATION.  The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 June 2022, […]

DAVID LOW has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

DAVID LOW has been named as a finalist in the Partner of the Year Awards for INSOLVENCY.  The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 June 2022, […]

BENOIR BAYSSARI has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

BENOIR BAYSSARI has been named as a finalist in the Partner of the Year Awards for CORPORATE and COMMERCIAL.  The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 […]

BECHARA SHAMIEH has been shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Awards 2022.

The Partner of the Year Awards is the Australian legal industry’s premier event in recognising partners or partner equivalent legal professionals at the height of their career. The finalist list, which was announced on Wednesday, 15 June 2022, features over 262 high-achieving professionals across 34submission-based categories. The awards are regarded as one of the legal […]

PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT & GOVERNMENT CASE LAW UPDATE

RIHANI V WAVERLEY COUNCIL [2022] NSWLEC 1292 Article written by Michael Mantei Case Law UpdateRihani v Waverley Council [2022] NSWLEC 1292The recent decision of the Land and Environment Court in Rihani v Waverley Council [2022]NSWLEC 1292 highlights the difficulties involved in obtaining approval for an off-street car parkingspace in an area with an established streetscape. […]

CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE CASE REVIEW

NSWSC 624 GOODWIN STREET DEVELOPMENTS PTY LTD ATF JESMOND UNIT TRUST V DSD BUILDERS PTY LTD (IN LIQ) Article written by Jina Kim Court awards damages against Builder’s Director in breach of duty of care under section 37 of the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020. In the recent Supreme Court decision, Goodwin Street Developments […]