Understanding the Real Property Amendment (Electronic Conveyancing Act) 2015

Course ID ID18069_PRO

  • Online
  • 1
  • Foundation

Paul Watkins from Stewart Title will take you through the steps and implications of the new conveyancing rules. Increase your knowledge and understanding of the technicalities surrounding the new conveyancing rules, and in particular understand priority notices.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00


Start date:

01 April 2018

End date:

31 March 2019

About This Course


Hear Paul Watkins, General Counsel of Stewart Title explain the new Conveyancing Rules, Priority Notices and Verification of identity. Future changes including the abolition of paper duplicate titles and the move towards mandatory electronic lodgment of dealings in NSW will also be discussed. This seminar is a must for all property lawyers.


Designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law.



Presenter biography

Paul Watkins

As General Counsel, Australia, Paul is responsible for the management and direction of the Underwriting and Legal Departments at Stewart Title Limited, including commercial and residential policy development, regulatory compliance, claims and underwriting supervision and general corporate legal matters.

Prior to joining Stewart Title Limited in 2004, Paul worked as a lawyer in private practice in both small and medium sized law firms where he gained considerable experience in general insurance, residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial property development, leasing and general property practice.

Paul has been a contributor to a number of Australia legal industry publications discussing the benefits of title insurance, including the New South Wales Law Society Journal. Paul also regularly presents to lawyers, conveyancers and lenders on a variety of real estate related issues, including title insurance, title claims and real estate fraud.

Paul holds degrees in Law (Hons) and Social Sciences from the University of Canberra and is admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland and the High Court of Australia.



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