Recent Issues with Easements and Land Covenants [Webinar]

  • Live Stream
  • 06 March 2020

Webinar: Recent Issues with Easements and Land Covenants

Friday 06 March, 10:00 - 11:00

Easements and land covenants are part of the bread and butter of subdivisions and land development projects. This webinar will have a practical focus on current issues, including:

  • The recent Schmuck v Opua decision in the Supreme Court
  • The nature of an easement
  • Unusual easements
  • The relationship between easements and the Reserves Act
  • Land covenants
  • Covenants in gross
  • Recent issues with land covenants in the Environment Court
  • Other arrangements

Lots of examples will be discussed.

Type: Live Stream Event

Members Rate: $50.00 + gst

Non-Members Rate: $120.00 + gst

Student Member Rate: $15 + gst

*Registrations will close on the 05 March, 16:00.


  • Thomas Gibbons

    Thomas Gibbons is a Director at McCaw Lewis. He has qualifications in law and planning. Thomas is a passionate property lawyer, with strong interests in unit titles, land development, and planning law. His work includes specialist opinions, complex transactions, subdivisions, expert witness roles and governance advice. Thomas has held various roles outside the firm, such as with Property Council New Zealand, Survey & Spatial New Zealand, the Waikato Regional Housing Network, and the NZLS Property Transactions Committee. He has presented conference papers and published articles within New Zealand and internationally.