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Conveyancing Solicitors in Sydney CBD

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Conveyancing Services Sydney         

Buying and selling homes and property is a complex legal business. Buyers and sellers must sign binding contracts. It is important to understand the obligations and conditions of these contracts in advance. Professional advice is almost essential.

Options for doing your conveyancing are:

  • Use a licensed conveyancer
  • Use a general solicitor
  • Following your own advice and research

Conveyancing Firms Sydney             

Professional conveyancing advice means you can make the best informed decision with any property purchase, knowing the details and obligation. Conveyancing can also keep you informed if there are risks in property investment.

Wang and Sun are professional a professional law firm with several conveyancing experts. As with any NSW conveyancers we are fully licenced with NSW fair Trading, allowing unrestricted work with residential, commercial and rural property sales and investments. We prepare documents, give legal advice, and explain every relevant implication.

property conveyancing sydney cbd - Sun & Wang Associates Solicitors

One of many advantages with Wang and Sun is our combined services. Our conveyancers will advise on property issues, other lawyers can advise on any other issues connected to sales, including contracts. Our company will look after all your legal issues.

Queensland Conveyancing law firm Sydney

Conveyancing laws vary between states, and can vary if a property in one state is purchased by the resident of a different state. Though we are based in the Sydney CBD we have a background in Victorian and Queensland conveyancing. For Queensland or Melbourne conveyancing services Sydney best option is Sun and Wang.

Off the Plan Purchase Conveyancing Firm Sydney

Many modern property investment are off the plan. This means you invest in part of a building that is still in the design or construction stages, or in a house that is in an area that is still being planned or developed. Legal advice for these situation is highly recommended, especially as some planned projects are cancelled. Our conveyancing lawyers will make sure you do not lose on a potential purchase.

Yu v Registrar-General of New South Wales

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

our new case in the Supreme Court of NSW (more…)

Zhang v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship & Anor [2010] HCATrans 61 (12 March 2010)

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Our new case in the High Court of Australia

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Bofinger v Kingsway Group Limited [2009] HCA 44

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Bofinger v Kingsway Group Limited [2009] HCA 44 (13 October 2009)

Last Updated: 13 October 2009

Guarantee and indemnity – Surety – Right to subrogation to securities – Three separate loans made to company, each secured by mortgage over company’s property – Appellants guarantors of each loan – Appellants sold personal properties and used proceeds to reduce first loan – First mortgagee exercised power of sale over company’s property to satisfy outstanding amounts owing under first loan and transferred surplus to second mortgagee – Whether appellants have right to subrogation to securities in priority to puisne mortgagees – Whether appellants’ right to subrogation excluded by terms of guarantees to puisne mortgagees – Whether rule in Otter v Lord Vaux (1856) 2 K & J 650 [1856] EngR 694; [69 ER 943] applied to prevent appellants from exercising right to subrogation or should be extended to so apply – Whether transfer of surplus required to be unconscionable for doctrine of subrogation to apply.

 Equity – Remedies – Constructive trust – Nature of constructive trust – Surplus transferred by first mortgagee to second mortgagee – Whether first mortgagee constructive trustee of surplus – Whether obligation to account. (more…)

Sydney Water Corporation v Turano [2009] HCA 42

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Sydney Water Corporation v Turano [2009] HCA 42 (13 October 2009)

Last Updated: 13 October 2009

Negligence – Duty of care – Liability of statutory authority – Water main installed under statutory power – Altered subsoil drainage leading to compromise of root system of roadside tree – Approximately 20 years later tree fell on passing vehicle during storm resulting in death to an occupant and personal injury to other occupants of vehicle – Whether death and injury a reasonably foreseeable consequence of installation of water main – Significance of temporal relation between allegedly negligent conduct and injury occurring – Significance of statutory authority’s lack of control over the tree in interval between installation of water main and injury – Section 43A of Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) addressing civil liability in tort of public or other authorities exercising a “special statutory power” not relied upon. (more…)

Alcan (NT) Alumina Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Territory Revenue [2009] HCA 41

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Alcan (NT) Alumina Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Territory Revenue [2009] HCA 41 (30 September 2009)

Last Updated: 30 September 2009

Taxes and duties – Stamp duty – Transactions resulted in acquisition of all shares in corporation which held Crown leases containing options to renew – Section 56N(2)(b) of Taxation (Administration) Act (NT) (“Act”) requires valuation for assessment of duty of “all land” to which corporation is entitled at time of acquisition – Section 4(1) of Act provides “land” includes “a lease of land” but that “‘lease’ … does not include … an option to renew a lease” – Whether “land” in s 56N(2)(b) includes option to renew lease. (more…)

Fellowes v Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission [2009] HCA 38

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Fellowes v Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission [2009] HCA 38

Last Updated: 23 September 2009

Workers’ compensation – Injury resulting in permanent impairment – Under s 24 of Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth), where “an injury to an employee results in a permanent impairment”, respondent liable to pay compensation “in respect of the injury” – Amount of compensation fixed by degree of permanent impairment resulting from injury as assessed under Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment (“Guide”) – Guide provides that “[w]here two or more injuries give rise to the same impairment a single rating only should be given” – Appellant previously compensated for injury to left knee resulting in permanent impairment – Whether appellant entitled to compensation for separate injury to right knee resulting in permanent impairment to same degree – Whether “degree of permanent impairment” refers to impairment of whole person or impairment to particular part of person’s body. (more…)

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZIAI [2009] HCA 39

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZIAI [2009] HCA 39Last Updated: 24 September 2009

Immigration – Refugees – Review by Refugee Review Tribunal (“RRT”) – Whether failure to make certain inquiries was unreasonable or constituted failure to conduct review within meaning of Migration Act 1958 (Cth), s 414 – Whether failure to inquire constituted jurisdictional error.

 Immigration – Refugees – Review by RRT – Where RRT received allegation that documents provided by visa applicant were “fake & forged”, invited applicant to comment in writing, but failed to invite him to further hearing – Whether such failure amounted to denial of procedural fairness, breach of Migration Act 1958, s 425, or failure to conduct review within meaning of Migration Act 1958, s 414 – Whether allegation of forgery raised new “issue” within meaning of Migration Act 1958, s 425. (more…)

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJGV [2009] HCA 40

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJGV; Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJXO [2009] HCA 40 (30 September 2009)

Last Updated: 30 September 2009

Immigration – Refugees – Review by Refugee Review Tribunal (“RRT”) – Where RRT not satisfied that visa applicants engaged in Falun Gong-related activities in Australia otherwise than for the purpose of strengthening claims to be refugees – Where RRT drew adverse inferences about visa applicants’ credibility from visa applicants’ participation in Falun Gong-related activities in Australia – Whether Migration Act 1958 (Cth), s 91R(3) permitted RRT to use evidence of conduct in Australia to make findings adverse to visa applicants’ claims to be refugees. (more…)

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZIZO [2009] HCA 37

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZIZO [2009] HCA 37 (23 September 2009)

Last Updated: 23 September 2009

Immigration – Refugees – Review of visa application before Refugee Review Tribunal (“RRT”) – First respondent appointed third respondent as his “authorised recipient” to receive documents in connection with his review – Section 441G(1) of Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (“Act”) required RRT to give review documents to authorised recipient instead of first respondent – RRT gave a notice inviting the respondents to attend a hearing to first respondent but not to authorised recipient – All respondents attended the hearing and no unfairness or prejudice arose from non-compliance with s 441G(1) of Act – Whether non-compliance with procedural steps in s 441G of Act compels conclusion that decision is invalid – Whether circumstances amount to denial of natural justice. (more…)