Gary Newton is a partner in the property and development team. Gary has been practising in the area of property law for over 30 years, providing advice on a wide range of matters to business, government and individuals. Gary holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sydney and has been an accredited specialist in property law since 1994.
Gary has just published Newton's 4th edition on Real Property Law Cases, a book featuring cases in every state of Australia. He is co-author and co-editor of the LexisNexis Butterworths NSW Conveyancing Service (loose-leaf). He is also co-author and co-editor of the 2014-2015 edition of the Annotated Conveyancing and Real Property Legislation in NSW.
Gary has published articles in national journals such as the Australian Property Law Bulletin and Law Council of Australia Journal. His commentary has been cited in judgments of the Supreme Court of NSW and he assisted in writing the standard forms for the Real Estate Institute of NSW.
In 2014-15 and 2016, Gary was listed in Best Lawyers in Australia for real property law. He is listed as a recommended lawyer in real estate by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016.
Gary is a member of the Law Society Property Law Committee and the Australia Property Law Group of the Law Council of Australia, General Practice Section. Gary is an experienced speaker at conferences, seminars and property law master classes. He is also the Honorary Secretary of NSW Rostrum and a member of the organising committee for the "Voice of Youth" NSW High School public speaking competition. He is the Deputy President of the Darling Point Society.