Andrew Bell SC New NSW Chief Justice

Dispute Resolution

On 16 February 2022, and following news of current Chief Justice Tom Bathurst’s retirement, Mr. Andrew Bell SC has been named the next Chief Justice of NSW.

Abolition of Certificates of Title

Business Registration

On 11 October 2021, new changes to the land titles system in NSW were introduced that transitioned NSW away from paper-based processes.

Visa Application Charge Increases 2021/2022

debt recovery dispute

Every year the visa application charges are subject to an indexation increase. Last year, this did not occur, presumably due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, as normal, the visa application charges have been indexed.

Travel exemptions extended for parents

Foreign investment

Parents of Australian citizens or permanent residents will be included as an ‘immediate family member’ for consideration of inward travel exemptions from 01 November 2021.