The latest developments in retail leasing

Course ID ID16046_PRO

  • Online
  • 1
  • Intermediate

Hear from leading retail leasing expert Anthony Herro. Anthony will provide an invaluable summary of the key provisions of the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).The latest Court and NCAT decisions which affect the interpretation of the Retail Leases Act will also be discussed. 

Prior to purchase please see the information below for system requirements.

College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00


Start date:

01 April 2016

End date:

30 June 2017

About This Course


Anthony will discuss the key provisions of the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW), including Section 8, disclosure statement requirements, the impact of Section 16, assignment, options, demolition, relocation and early market review provisions. These sections will be discussed with reference to relevant Court and NCAT decisions which affect the interpretation of these provisions.


Designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of either Professional Skills, Practice Management and Business Skills or Substantive Law.



Anthony Herro

Anthony Herro

Anthony is one of Sydney’s leading retail lease lawyers. He is Principal Solicitor at Herro Solicitors.

He acts for clients in drafting, advising and negotiating leases and in resolving lease disputes.

He possesses an in depth knowledge of Retail Leases Legislation (including the Retail Leases Act) and in property law in relation to leases. He has extensive experience in all aspects of retail and commercial leasing- including complex lease negotiations and resolution of lease disputes.

Anthony is regularly invited to present at seminars for lawyers and other professionals on retail leasing including seminars for the Australian Property Institute (API), Legalwise Seminars, LexisNexis, the New South Wales State Legal Conference, the College of Law (Continuing Professional Education) the Eastern Suburbs Law Society, Television Education Network and VOSS Events.

His articles have been published in the New South Wales Law Society Journal and on international Law Society websites.

Anthony is appointed by parties under expert dispute resolution clauses in leases to act as an expert to determine retail lease disputes.

Anthony’s advice is sought by Government Ministers and Government bodies to advise on proposed amendments to retail lease legislation. Anthony actively contributes and appears at Government enquiries on retail leasing.

He has achieved many positive results for clients – including some of Australia's major retail brands, international and publicly listed retail brands, family owned and independent businesses, landlords,  and new businesses entering into a lease for the first time.

He is very determined and committed to achieving exemplary and just outcomes for his clients.

Anthony accepts referrals from other lawyers and in house legal Counsel (and/or acts as agent for other lawyers) particularly in difficult retail lease matters.

Anthony represents clients in Mediation at the Dispute Resolution Unit of the Small Business Commissioner (formerly the Retail Tenancy Unit) and at proceedings in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal, and in the Courts.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (with Merit) from the University of New South Wales.

Anthony's previous legal experience includes employment as a solicitor with international law firm Baker & McKenzie and Partner with Herro & Martin Solicitors.

In addition to his legal expertise, Anthony has extensive retail business experience, achieving in 1999 the Westfield Award for Retail Excellence in New South Wales (Men's Fashion.) He has previously held the position of Managing Director of a retail clothing chain for 11 years. His retail experience allows him to empathise and understand retail leasing from the practical perspective of the parties themselves.


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