Gary Newton


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Gary Newton is a partner in the property and development team, with expertise in conveyancing, commercial and retail leasing and real estate subdivisions and developments. He provides a wide range of property related advice to business, government and individuals.

Gary is the author of a new book Real Property Law (4th edition, 2014) and is the co-author and co-editor of a new book titled Annotated Conveyancing of Real Property Legislation in NSW (2014-2015 edition). Gary is also the co-author of LexisNexis Butterworth's NSW Conveyancing Service. He has authored other books on land law as well as numerous articles. He has been a keynote speaker and chairman at various property law master classes.

Gary is the Vice President of the Darling Point Society and the Honorary Secretary of NSW Rostrum, a major public speaking organisation. He is a Freeman of Rostrum which is a title given to the members of Rostrum who have made outstanding contributions to Rostrum and to the public. He is also on the organising committee of The Voice of Youth, which is a high schools public speaking competition throughout Australia.

In 2014 and for 2015, Gary is listed in Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading property and real estate lawyer. In 2014, Gary was listed in Doyle's Guide as a leading property and real estate lawyer in NSW.

Gary graduated from the University of Sydney and was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1983. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court and High Court of Australia. Gary has been an Accredited Specialist in Property Law since 1994. He joined CBP Lawyers as a partner in 2002.