Christopher Ters

Partner

Phone: (02) 9384 0100
Mob: 0412 207 260
Email: christopher@kwllawyers.com.au

Christopher Ters is a Partner at KWL Lawyers. Christopher is experienced in a number of areas of law including Environmental & Planning Law, Local Government and Property Law. He is highly regarded by his clients for his level of experience and professionalism.

Christopher has acted for a range of clients including individual home owners, private developers, architects, town planners, certifiers, corporations and Local Government councils, whilst achieving successful results. He has dealt with cases across all Courts and tribunals including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Land and Environment Court, District Court, Local Court, Federal Court, Family Court of Australia and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Areas of Practice

Local Government, Environmental and Planning Law

Property Law

Easements and Covenants

Commercial Law

Corporations Law

Equity and Trusts

Litigation

Wills and Estates

Mediation

General Law


Experience

Advising, negotiating and appearing in Court and other forums for clients on a range of matters.

Preparation of contracts and other commercial related documents including put and call options, leases and sales of business contracts.

Providing advice on all aspects of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW), Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) and other related environmental planning instruments.

Advising in relation to easements and property instruments.

Appearing as advocate in the Land and Environment Court of NSW in the Class 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 jurisdictions of the Court.

Advising and appearing in appeals in relation to development consents, modification applications, building information certificates, subdivision certificates and development control orders.

Tree disputes between neighbouring landowners.

Land valuation objections and compulsory acquisitions of land.

Judicial review proceedings and Civil enforcement proceedings in relation to remedying and restraining breaches of the planning and environment laws, including proceedings involving applications for declaratory relief.

Criminal prosecution proceedings concerning offences against the planning and environmental laws.

Assisting clients in the procurement of projects.

Applications to the Supreme Court of New South Wales for the imposition of easements under section 88K of the Conveyancing Act (NSW).

Applications to the Court for declaratory relief in respect of easement rights.

Applications for access under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act (NSW).

Applications under the Encroachment of Buildings Act (NSW).

Land trespass and nuisance proceedings.

Contract disputes and Court proceedings involving specific performance, damages and other legal remedies.

Interlocutory applications including urgent injunctive relief and freezing orders.

Bankruptcy and corporate winding up proceedings.

Wills and Estates.

Family Law proceedings – parenting and property applications.

Qualifications

​Bachelor of Laws LLB

Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Applied Finance)

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Admitted as a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Solicitor member of the Law Society of New South Wales