Dealing with building defects - Key legal issues affecting the sale and purchase of property (On Demand)


This webinar will introduce the various legal issues confronting property professionals when clients are buying or selling properties with leaky building issues or other defects. From due diligence to disclosure, it will cover key decisions from recent case law and the main statutes to be aware of.

Of interest to property lawyers, general practitioners, real estate agents, conveyancers, accountants, and other property professionals wanting a basic understanding of the issues.

Topics include:

  •  Common types of defects; 
  •  Due diligence when purchasing; 
  •  Disclosure requirements when selling; 
  •  Assignments of claims; 
  •  Limitation issues.


Understand the key legal issues in play when a defective property is purchased or sold.

Gain insights into how best to preserve a client’s ability to claim, or conversely, how best to prevent a client facing any claims.


23 August 2017


Lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and other property professionals whose clients may seek advice on a building defect claim when buying or selling property.


Andrew Hough, Senior Associate, Grimshaw & Co




1 CPD Hour

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $160.00 excl. GST

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