Webinar - Coronavirus and Victorian retail and commercial tenancies

CPD Seminar - 24 April 2020

Event Details

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  • Date 24/04/2020
  • Time 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Price Free
  • Chair: Greens List
  • Presenter: Samuel Hopper and Abilene Singh
  • Compulsory Field: Substantive Law
  • CPD Units: 1
  • Venue Live Zoom Webinar


This seminar explores:
Anticipated emergency legislation to address the Coronavirus pandemic to be debated before a special sitting of the Victorian Parliament on 23 April 2020.

How the anticipated new law will affect negotiating terms in retail leases, waivers and deferrals, bringing leases to an end, mediation at the VSBC and issuing proceedings in VCAT.

Interaction between the new law and other common law principles:
* Implied terms;
* Frustration; and
* Force majeure.