Introducing eConveyancing in the ACT

The Law Society's Property Law Committee hosts a discussion of the PEXA system for electronic conveyancing now in use in the ACT, and consequent changes to the standard Contract for Sale document.

Amanda Keenan, NSW & ACT PEXA Partner

Amanda Keenan worked as a Lawyer in NSW for 5 years and has been employed in different positions in the legal industry for a further 10 years. Amanda is a NSW and ACT PEXA Partner, and is helping to change the game in the digital property settlements space by engaging and working with Legal Practitioners and Conveyancers to transition their firms to completing transactions in the PEXA Exchange platform.

Fred Arugay, Director, Customer Coordination, Access Canberra

As the Director in Customer Coordination of Access Canberra, Fred oversees operations across both Land Titles and the Access Canberra Mitchell Shopfront. Fred has worked closely with the ACTLIS project team and various ACT Government agencies across the legal requirements, administrative functions, and technical needs required for introducing electronic conveyancing to the Territory.

Adam Peppinck, Chair, ACT Law Society Property Law Committee

Adam is a Partner at Mills Oakley. He has more than 15 years’ experience acting on a range of structured property transactions for public and private sector clients. He acts for a wide range of government departments and agencies, with deep experience acting for the Departments of Defence, Finance, Home Affairs, Industry, Innovation and Science, and Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, as well as for Australian Hearing Services, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Federal Court of Australia, and the National Capital Authority.

Details

  • When: 3-4pm, Monday 29 November 2021
  • Where: Live Webinar on Zoom
  • Members will earn 1 CPD unit (0.5 in each of core areas 2 and 4)
  • Cost (incl GST): Complimentary for members, $20 non-members
  • Registrations close 29 November 2021

Event registration terms and conditions

In these circumstances, please advise us by email prior to the event start time and we will issue you a full refund. 

Contact Liz Francis on liz.francis@actlawsociety.asn.au.

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.2% surcharge may be incurred on payments processed via credit/debit card. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email. 

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