Special Considerations in Easements: Land Law, Choosing the Correct Forum and Jurisdictional Issues

Neglecting the intricacies of land law, forum selection, and jurisdictional issues can lead to legal dilemmas and missed opportunities. Without a clear grasp of title relevance to easement applications and court jurisdiction, your case could face unnecessary delays or even dismissal. Don’t limit your ability to obtain a favourable outcome for your client, instead, attend and navigate these complexities with confidence and clarity.

Tuesday, 6 August 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
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Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is based on NSW legislation

1.00pm to 2.00pm Special Considerations in Easements: Land Law, Choosing the Correct Forum and Jurisdictional Issues


Take a deep dive into both land law and jurisdictional issues pertaining to easements, trespass and nuisance.

  • Considering relevance of the form of title to easement applications, i.e. whether Common Law or Torrens
  • What is the appropriate court to approach and why?
  • What jurisdiction does each of these courts relevantly have in easement, trespass and nuisance matters?
  • A closer look at the jurisdiction of the District Court to grant injunctions against trespass and nuisance
    • The intersection of cases relating to planes, cranes and a cavoodle called Oscar
    • Analyse the tactical considerations in each forum choice, e.g. compensation & damages, whether expedition can be sought, and if so, how

Presented by Sydney Jacobs, Barrister, Thirteen Wentworth

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Sydney Jacobs, Barrister, Thirteen Wentworth
Sydney Jacobs is a barrister at 13 Wentworth Chambers. He read for his LL.M at Cambridge and has a commercial equity practice encompassing property, partnership, corporate law and building & construction disputes. Sydney has gained expertise in easements involving both Torrens and Old System land, leasing matters, contracts for the sale of land including off-the-plan, notices to perform and to complete, rescission/ termination /specific performance /relief against forfeiture/ claiming the return of deposits, options/rights of first refusal, and strata disputes. A list of his many cases and publications is to be found on his 13 Wentworth Chambers website. Underscoring a life dedicated to the law (when he is not snowboarding), Sydney is the sole author of two major loose-leaf services, namely: Commercial Damages and Injunctions: Law and Practice, and part authors the leading loose-leaf service Commercial & International Arbitration (all published by Thomson Reuters). He has been, for many years, a popular presenter of CPD seminars.




This seminar is part of a series

Easement Essentials

Without a solid grasp of easement fundamentals, you're bound to encounter legal roadblocks. Don't risk violating property rights or leaving clients vulnerable. Join us to decipher the nuances of easements, from identifying types to understanding court discretion. Don't overlook crucial avenues or tactics which could lead to delays and disruption or let land law complexities derail your case. Get ready to navigate land law's labyrinth and ensure legal success with this 3-part, 101 guide to easements.

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Attend the full series and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law
This program is based on NSW legislation

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Special Considerations in Easements: Land Law, Choosing the Correct Forum and Jurisdictional Issues

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Tuesday, 06 August 2024
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