This article explains what land is now suitable for medium density developments in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie under the new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code and the benefits of the Code for developers and existing landowners. On 6 July 2018 the new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code came into effect. Significantly, under the […]
Rebecca is a key member of Roberts Legal’s Property and Estates comprehensive services team. She works closely with clients in relation to the sale and purchase of residential properties and Estate Planning.
Rebecca is committed to providing a quality and efficient service to her clients.
Rebecca also assists our Senior Lawyers with Commercial and Retail Leases, Sale of Business Transactions and the implementation of Advanced Estate Planning Solutions.
Rebecca has a strong commitment to delivering a quality legal service whilst maintaining optimum efficiency.
Who Rebecca works with
Rebecca works with first home buyers, property owners, investors and developers. She liaises directly with Real Estate Agents and Financial Planners in order to provide a considered service to her clients.
I like to provide advice to clients in a way that they can easily understand. I use a friendly personable approach to assess and identify areas that may pose a risk in the future, and provide the clients with advice on how they can minimise those risks.
Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in the UK and completed the Legal Profession Admission Board’s Diploma in Law for overseas-qualified lawyers and was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW.
In her spare time Rebecca enjoys quality time with her young children as well as standup paddle boarding, going to the gym and socialising with family and friends.
Articles by Rebecca
These days everyone seems to be affected by family breakdown in some way or another. With families becoming increasingly complex everyone should have a Will – even the young and invincible! Have you ever considered in whose hands your hard-earned wealth will end up if you die without a Will? In New South Wales the […]
Get timely reminders of your rights and obligations under your Leases and the Retail Leases Act. What You Get We offer a complimentary service for Lessors and Lessees of commercial and retail premises providing timely reminders of: The annual review of rent, where applicable, Lessee’s rights in relation to the exercise of options to renew […]
If you have exchanged contracts to purchase a new property and a disaster occurs destroying or damaging the dwelling you intended to purchase you will need to be aware of your rights under the contract. When selling a residential property, the risk associated with that property does not pass to the buyer until completion of […]
Solicitors Vs Conveyancers The conveyancing industry is now a highly competitive market. While the prices for performing conveyancing work used to be regulated, once that regulation was abolished, the increased presence of Conveyancers and the continued undercutting of competitors’ prices has resulted in the widespread undervaluing of an important legal service which requires a considerable […]
The Latin concept of “Caveat Emptor” is commonly used in the context of legal property transfers and translates to “Buyer Beware”. Buyer Beware Under general law, a Seller of land is under no obligation to disclose to a Buyer any defects in the property or Title other than latent defects in Title. Latent defects in […]
What is Gazumping? Gazumping is when you have a verbal agreement with an Agent or Seller to buy a property at an agreed price but the property is not sold to you in the end. This usually happens when the Seller has decided to sell the property to someone else, usually for a higher amount. […]
The sale of a property by auction refers to a process of marketing a property to prospective Buyers to be sold on a particular date to the person willing to pay the highest price for the property provided that that price is greater than the owner’s reserve price. Preparing for an Auction If you are […]
An important preliminary step in buying a property is deciding how you want to own the property. Why Now? If you neglect to consider the structure of your ownership of a property at an early stage you may find that it is too late to change later and encounter delays and/or additional costs. For example, […]
The Roberts Legal team has been brilliant to deal with once again…
A massive thank you for your support with the purchase of our new house. The Roberts Legal team has been brilliant to deal with once again and has made a fairly complicated process from overseas much easier.
Australian residents buying from overseas.
Bonnie and I would like to thank you for your efforts. You have made this transaction so much easier and you have communicated clearly, acted as you said you would and helped us at every step of the process. We are very pleased with the outcome and grateful to you.
Tom & Bonnie