Leases in Focus: Renewable Energy, Telco Towers & Industrial

Expand your professional toolbox by taking a closer look at some of the more specialised areas of leasing: renewable energy leases, industrial leases and telecommunication tower leases. Often spanning decades, they require meticulous attention to ensure favourable positions for your clients. In this 3-part series, equip yourself with essential skills needed to effectively structure these transactions, master the nuances of their term sheets, and safeguard your clients’ interests.


Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $294.00
Description

Attend the full series and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

Renewable Energy Leases

Friday, 30 August 2024

With wind, solar, and other energy projects on the rise, so too are the accompanying lease agreements. With lease terms that could span for decades, ensure you’ve covered all bases to ensure your client gets a good deal. Gain invaluable skills on how to structure these lease transactions effectively as you decipher term sheets, options and project leases. Plus, walk away with practical tips to safeguard landowners’ interests.

Chair

Richard Brooks, Consultant, Ashurst; Recommended Leasing Lawyer, Doyle’s Guide 2024; Best Lawyers 2025, Government Practice, Leasing Law and Real Property Law

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

1.00pm to 2.00pm Renewable Energy Leases

 

  • Understanding renewable energy leases: wind, solar and other energy projects
  • Structuring the lease transaction:
    • Term sheet
    • Option to lease
    • Project lease
  • Practical tips and considerations for landowners

Presented by Michael Stannard, Partner, Mellor Olsson Lawyers; Corporate & Commercial Law Rising Star, Doyle’s Guide 2023; Rising Star, Australasian Lawyer 2024

Presenters

Richard Brooks, Consultant,Ashurst
Richard Brooks is a consultant in Ashurst's real estate practice. Richard has a broad real estate practice, including acting for REITs and other institutional property owners, developers and corporate and government real estate occupiers, and acting on real estate aspects of M&A, infrastructure and energy and resources projects. Richard is experienced in acting on commercial property leasing (for landlords and tenants), sale and lease backs, real estate investment and real estate development. Richard is listed in Best Lawyers Australia 2024 in Real Property Law, Leasing Law and Government Practice.

Michael Stannard, Partner, Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Michael is a Partner in our property team and has over ten years’ experience in commercial property law. His practice focuses on the following areas: acquisitions and disposals of commercial, industrial, residential and agricultural properties, commercial, industrial and retail leasing, property development and construction projects, property due diligence general property matters. Michael regularly acts for vendors, purchasers, landlords, tenants, property developers and investors in a wide range of matters. He works closely with his clients to help achieve their commercial objectives and is valued for his timely, commercial and pragmatic advice. An active member of the property industry, Michael sits on the Urban Development Institute of Australia’s Urban Renewal and Liveability Committee. He previously sat on the Law Society of South Australia’s Property Committee and Urban Development Institute of Australia’s Developer Finance, Tax and Regulation Committee. He also regularly presents seminars to clients, professional services firms and industry groups on a range of topics in property law. He was recognised as a Rising Star by Doyle's Guide (2023) and Australasian Lawyer (2024).

 

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Industrial Leases: Key Considerations

Friday, 6 September 2024

With industrial leases tending to span over many years, it’s more important than ever to get the details correct to ensure the best outcome for your clients’. Gain critical insights into the essential aspects of industrial leases in this focused session and ensure a smooth, compliant leasing arrangement that benefits your client at every step.

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Jack Cyngler, Principal, CKL Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Commercial Tenancy Law

1.00pm to 2.00pm Industrial Leases: Key Considerations


Benefit from a detailed look at Industrial Lease arrangements as you consider:

  • Terms
  • Environmental Issues
  • Maintenance and replacement of operational equipment
  • Site identification and supplier agreements
  • Assignment
  • Termination

Presented by Joseph Grassi, Solicitor Director, Joseph Grassi + Associates; Accredited Specialist in Property Law

Presenters

Jack Cyngler, Principal, CKL Lawyers
Jack Cyngler established the firm Cyngler & Co in 1987, and in 2004 merged with Kaye Levy & Co rebranding as Cyngler Kaye Levy. The firm is now known as CKL Lawyers. Jack was first recognised as a specialist in Commercial Tenancy Law in 2001, and has maintained his authority in the area ever since. Jack is a member of the LIV’s Leases Committee, an industry body committee that makes submissions to the government in the field of Commercial Tenancy Law. In the field of Retail, Commercial & Industrial Tenancy Law, Jack is truly one of the best tenancy Lawyers Melbourne has to offer.

Joseph Grassi, Solicitor Director, Joseph Grassi + Associates
Joseph was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1977. After completing his Articles of Clerkship with Messrs. Gordon L. Beard & McDonald, Solicitors in Sydney, Joseph continued to work for that firm until Christmas 1978. In January 1979, Joseph commenced employment with A.S. Lamrock & Son as it was known then as an employed solicitor and became a partner on 1st July 1980. Joseph was the head of the Property, Commercial & Revenue Law Division. Joseph’s area of practice is in domestic, commercial, and industrial conveyancing and development, commercial leasing and Land & Environment, commercial, business, health and tax law. Joseph provides legal advice to private and corporate clients in relation to residential, commercial, and industrial subdivisions and strata developments and issues relating to environmental planning and assessment, joint ventures and financial structures of developments. He also advises his clients in asset protection strategies including Estate Planning and Administration. Penrith is home for Joseph and his family, and he has a keen interest in the area and a desire to see it prosper. Joseph was a member of the Sydney West Area Health Service Research and Ethics Committee, a member of the AustLaw executive, a Director of Syd-West Personnel Pty. Limited and Vice-President of the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce Inc. In 2011 Joseph was appointed to the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Board and he is the chair of the Finance and Performance Committee of the Local Health District. Joseph is also the Chairman of the Nepean Blue Mountains Education and Medical Research Foundation Limited which is a charity established to provide fundraising services to the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District in particular in the areas of education and research. The Foundation’s major initial fundraising effort is to assist with funding the construction and establishment of a purpose-built research institute in the grounds of the Nepean Hospital, Penrith. Joseph is an Accredited Specialist in Property Law and has been since 1995. Specialist Accreditation is a structured peer to peer assessment process enabling legal practitioners to be recognised for their expertise. To be accredited, specialists must pass a series of meticulous assessments on both legal knowledge and its application in practice. In an effort to further increase his skills, Joseph completed a Master of Laws degree at the University of Western Sydney in 2000. Joseph has been a Notary Public since 2004 and is a past member of the Property Law Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales. In 2008 Joseph had a weekly legal segment on Tim Webster’s Afternoon Show at 2UE where he commented on legal issues raised by listeners to the program. Joseph commenced practice on his own account on 1 July 2008.

 

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Telecommunications Tower Leases

Friday, 13 September 2024

When telecommunications carriers come knocking with the goal of improving the coverage of their networks, are you equipped with the knowledge to ensure your client gets a fair deal? Arm yourself with the information needed to best deal with Owners Corp or Strata requirements and to get the lease approved with your clients’ interests in mind.

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Jennifer Andrews, Partner, Dentons; Recommended Leasing Lawyer, Doyle’s Guide 2023

1.00pm to 2.00pm Telecommunications Tower Leases


Join for a focused look at the leasing arrangements with telecommunication providers and receive guidance as to what the proposed landlord should consider in the lease.

  • Consider how best to deal with Owners Corporations/Strata and the requirements they have in order to approve a lease
  • Discuss the importance of the area being leased to be identified
  • Work through what happens when other Telco’s want a piece of the real estate

Presented by Phillip Leaman, Principal, Fisher Liner FC Law; Accredited Specialist in Commercial Law; Best Lawyers 2020-2024, Real Property Law 

Presenters

Jennifer Andrews, Partner, Dentons
Jennifer Andrews is a partner in the Real Estate practice in Sydney, focusing on sales and acquisitions of retail, commercial and industrial property (including green and brownfield sites) and complex leasing. Her varied skills are in demand by landlords and tenants alike, and Jennifer's expertly drafted lease precedents are highly prized by major property owners. Whether she is advising on the sales and acquisitions of retail, commercial and industrial property (including greenfield sites) or assisting with complex leasing matters, Jennifer's approach is practical yet considered, focusing on achieving a positive outcome for her clients. Jennifer is repeatedly listed as a leading property lawyer in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific legal directory and has been voted by her peers as one of Australia's "Best Lawyers" in Real Property every year since 2012. Jennifer is relied on for her advice and negotiations of complex commercial, retail and industrial leases (including development leases) and ancillary documents, such as incentive agreements, equipment and telecommunications licenses. Her varied skills are in demand by landlords and tenants alike, and Jennifer's expertly drafted lease precedents are highly prized by major property owners.

Phillip Leaman, Principal, Fisher Liner FC Law
Phillip Leaman is a Principal at Fisher Liner FC Law and an accredited specialist in Property Law. Phillip specialises in Owners Corporations law, adverse possession and compulsory acquisition. He understands the unique nature of strata living and disputes and provides clients with a practical approach which is results driven. Phillip Leaman has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 4 year (2020 – 2023) in the category of Real Property Law.

 

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