The law of covenants and obsolete easements - On - demand

Course ID ID20008_PRO1

  • Online
  • 1
  • Intermediate

This 1 hour on-demand material was recorded in June 2020 and is recommended for NSW practitioners. 

This on-demand video addresses a fundamental and tricky aspect of practicing in property law – clearing land titles of unused (or abandoned) easements and old (obsolete) covenants to obtain an unencumbered land title. 

The speaker Greg Stilianou, Principal, Greg Stilianou Legal will guide you through:

  • Evidence required to support an abandoned easement application
  • Contesting an abandoned easement application – written objection or caveat/court?
  • Covenants that are deemed obsolete by the Real Property Act
  • Covenants that cannot practically operate 


  • Greg Stilianou, Principal, Greg Stilianou Legal 

At the end of this on-demand course, you will earn 1 CPD point. Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.  


Full Price $99.00

Alumni/Member Price $89.10


Start date:

17 July 2020

End date:

30 June 2021



About This Course

Presenter biography

Greg Stilianou Greg Stilianou Principal, Greg Stilianou Legal

Greg Stilianou was a senior lawyer for the Registrar-General at Land and Property Information for over ten years. Greg continued as a senior lawyer with NSW Land Registry Services when it took over the land titling and registry functions of the Registrar-General. Greg has acquired twelve years of specialist knowledge and experience in land law, and is the author of Land Titling Law and Practice in NSW. Greg strives to give accurate and technical legal advice that is practical and useful for legal practitioners.

There isn’t a land dealing or plan that Greg hasn’t encountered, and since 2019, Greg has established his own practice, Greg Stilianou Legal, where he focusses on delivering his insights into the requirements for achieving registration in the land Register to private clients and, on a consultancy basis, to other legal practitioners, conveyancers and surveyors. Greg facilitates transactions by providing:

  • Special counsel on land titling due diligence.
  • Strategic advice about the documents that are necessary to give effect to a land transaction or a particular objective in the land Register.
  • Quality legal drafting of land transaction documentation.
  • Legal and practical insights on documents that are proposed to be lodged for registration.
  • Special insights into the development of land.

Greg has been the contributing author of this LTOP service since April 2016, and he continues his passion for educating and teaching the legal profession as a lecturer at The College of Law (practical legal training and the applied law programs).



This on-demand was produced in NSW and features a NSW-based practitioner. This on-demand is available to all NSW based practitioners.