Commercial Leases in Australia : 9th Edition
Publication Date: 2 November 2020
Commercial Leases in Australia 9th Edition is an up-to-date and practical guide to understanding and drafting commercial lease agreements in Australia and to managing disputes when they arise.
This new edition is thoroughly updated to reflect all statutory changes and case law on commercial leasing since September 2017. It concentrates on court decisions and makes reference to all retail shop leases legislation of relevance to the subject under consideration.
It will help solicitors, accountants and real estate agents to tackle the common problems arising in relation to commercial leases in Australia. For real estate agents, in particular, this book will help limit legal liability when managing commercial leases.
Legislative developments include:
Amendments to retail leasing legislation in seven jurisdictions are considered. These include:
- relief measures granted to lessees under the Mandatory National Leasing Code and applicable leasing legislation are examined and their impact on key principles is explained;
- substantial amendments in Victoria (Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019) and South Australia (Retail and Commercial Leases (Miscellaneous) Act 2019) - both of which make significant changes to the obligations of the lessor and application of the Acts; and
- the impact of legislative amendments to Commonwealth legislation affecting commercial leases, such as the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010 (Cth) and Part 5.3A Corporations Act 2001 (abolition of ipso facto clauses).
Case law developments include:
Updated case analysis from all jurisdictions including more notable Court of Appeal and other decisions such as: - Papantoniou v Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd [20...