Bethany is a detail driven lawyer possessing experience working with a variety of different stakeholders in a number of areas of property and construction law.

Bethany has experience with acquisitions and dispositions of both residential and commercial property, existing and off-the-plan transactions, preparation of subdivision applications and partition agreements and building disputes. In addition, Bethany has experience in adverse possession claims, advises on disputes involving owners corporations as well as expertise in applications as to removal of title encumbrances and warnings, including covenants, easements and caveats.

Focused on commercial outcomes through pragmatic solutions, Bethany is an approachable and dedicated adviser to her clients.

Areas of Expertise

Key focus areas:

  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Leasing
  • Building disputes
  • Contracts
  • Due diligence
  • Subdivision
  • Stamp duty exemption
  • Adverse possession
  • Variation of encumbrances

Recent Articles by Bethany Visser

Victorian properties’ grisly secrets cannot be hidden under the carpet

In brief Does your property have “a history”? For example, was your property once the scene of a grisly crime or a meth house? If so, new changes to the law, effective from 1 March 2020, mean these and other...
30 April, 2020

Pushing the boundaries: What to do with misaligned property boundaries in Victoria

As a purchaser of property, you might assume that what you are buying is all the land occupied within its physical boundaries. Similarly, you may assume that at settlement you will receive all of the land as described in the...
5 February, 2020

Home is where the heart is: Adverse possession in urban Melbourne

A property developer in Sydney has succeeded against the relatives of a deceased property owner in his right to the title deed of a home in the inner Western Sydney suburb of Ashbury. This case has captured media attention throughout...
3 December, 2019

Your off-the-plan contracts – changes to law you can’t ignore

Parts of the highly anticipated Sale of Land Amendment Act 2019 (the Act) are now in operation, bringing important changes to the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic).
24 July, 2019

Madgwicks Property Insights Newsletter: July 2019

Welcome to the July 2019 edition of Property Insights! Presented by the Madgwicks Property team, this newsletter is full of recent developments in the property industry, case studies and industry news.
24 July, 2019