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Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 07 Apr 2021
If a sub-lease is a retail premises lease, does that mean the head-lease is also a retail premises lease? We consider this question in light of a recent case heard by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 10 Dec 2020
In a second win for the Richmond Football Club this year, the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal in Verraty Pty Ltd v Richmond Football Club Ltd  VSCA 267 has emphatically upheld Justice Croft’s earlier decision in Richmond Football Club Ltd ...
Property & Projects| 30 Mar 2020
As of 30 March 2020, some states have passed legislation giving additional powers to the government in respect of retail and commercial leases. These powers have not yet been exercised. Landlords of retail and commercial leases presently have their usual powers of ...
Property & Projects| 30 Jul 2019
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has recently handed down the decision of Phillips v Abel  VCAT 1031 which continues the trend of pushing the boundary of what had traditionally been considered ‘retail premises’ for the purposes of the Retail Leases ...
Property & Projects| 26 Apr 2018
Last week’s High Court decision in Burns v Corbett (2018) HCA 15 is likely to have far-reaching consequences for disputes in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) where one party resides outside of Victoria.