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Property & Sustainability - practical tools

Property & Sustainability - practical tools
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This webinar is essential for property lawyers who want to protect both client interests and the environment by anticipating upcoming changes.

Topics covered:
  • How the Climate Change Response Act 2002 affects legal advice around property ownership, development and construction;
  • How wider sustainability issues influence your advice to clients regarding risks and rewards; and
  • Practical tools to apply sustainability concepts for more effective boardroom decision-making.

Learning objectives

As a result of attending this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about sustainability thinking in the context of property advice.
  • Learn how to translate global factors to client level and keep property advice robust and relevant.
  • Understand the legal environment requiring sustainability thinking.
  • Leave with ideas and practical tools to stimulate their progress in sustainability thinking.

Who should attend

Property lawyers at all levels of experience.

Book / Technical Specs

A background book written by the presenter is available in hard copy, PDF, or both. Please indicate your choice upon registration. 

  • Hard Copy - Your book will be posted to you - no extra charge 
  • PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event - no extra charge 
  • Both Hard Copy & PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event, and posted the hard copy book  - additional $30 charge

For information on what is required to participate in the webinar, click here.

Fee (Incl GST)


Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Use the multiple registration button below or Click here


  • Webinar 11.00am - 12.00pm, Wednesday 16 June 2021
  • Registration closes  - 3.00pm, Tuesday 15 June 2021

View PDF registration form here.

Webinar 16 June
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Debra Dorrington 2021 Debra Dorrington

Debra practised as a property lawyer for 40 years. She was a founding partner at AlexanderDorrington, where she practised until 2020. Now Debra is helping property lawyers to incorporate sustainability thinking into their advice. She has a regular column in The Property Lawyer addressing sustainability issues.


Attendance at the live webinar
  • If you attended the live webinar, you will receive an electronic certificate of attendance as verification for your CPD records.
  • You can view and hear the presentation again, as many times as you wish in your own time for no additional cost.
Registration but non-attendance on the day
  • Under the CPD Scheme only those who attend a live webinar are eligible to claim CPD hours.
  • If you registered but were unable to attend on the day, you can view and hear the archived recording of the presentation.

Cancellation and refund policy

You may cancel your registration eight working days in advance of an event, and you will receive a refund less a 25% administration fee. If you cancel less than eight working days in advance of the event, no refund is payable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. If you wish to do so you must advise CLE in writing of the change. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to close registrations, and, cancel or reschedule an event as necessary. Where an event is cancelled by CLE, a full refund is payable.

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