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Vale Michael Stone

We pay respect to Michael Stone, who died on 19 March 2019. Michael was a most respected member and partner of this firm (in his time, Desmond Dunne & Dwyer) for 25 years until 1996.  He was an active and involved contributor to the local community in so many fields and endeavours. Subsequently a highly [...]

Update on Electronic Conveyancing

Previously, we have outlined what electronic conveyancing is and what the benefits are for buyers and sellers. The types of transactions that can be lodged electronically has expanded and we thought it timely to provide an update on electronic conveyancing. PEXA At Dwyer Robinson, we have been transacting in PEXA* since 2016.  The use of […]

Welcome Adam Bellman

We welcome to the firm Adam Bellman. Adam practises in the criminal and family law department under Director Tony Robinson.  Adam was admitted to practice in Victoria on 21 July 2015 and joined Dwyer Robinson in July 2017. Adam grew up in the South West at Cobden and spent many years working on farms, in retail and […]

Vale Jim Dwyer

We pay tribute to Jim Dwyer who died suddenly on 28 June 2017. Jim was a longstanding member of our firm as detailed in our news story when he formally retired on 30 June 2013.  Jim remained a Consultant with our firm following his retirement and then achieved the rare distinction of practising as a […]

Electronic Conveyancing

By now you have probably heard the term ‘electronic conveyancing’.  But what is it and what does it mean for you? In October 2016, a large portion of Certificates of Title were converted to a new form of Title, the ‘electronic Certificate of Title’.  All Titles held by any of the four major Banks as […]

Farewell Matthew Senia

Today we farewell Matthew Senia, a dedicated member of our firm for seven years. We wish Matthew all the best in his new role as a Senior Solicitor with the Office of Public Prosecutions in Geelong

Verification of Identity

From 9 November 2015, all parties to property transactions must be formally identified. Depending on the circumstances, identification may take place by “applying the Verification of Identity (‘VOI’) Standard” or by reasonable steps being taken to establish identity.  In addition to being identified, it will be necessary for each client to sign a Client Authorisation.  This […]

New Power of Attorney Legislation

The Powers of Attorney Act 2014 (‘POAA’) commenced on 1 September 2015. Under this Act, the following documents may be signed:- • General Non-Enduring Power of Attorney• Enduring Power of Attorney for personal and or financial matters• Supportive Power of Attorney for personal and or financial matters There has been no change to the Medical […]