Property & Development
We understand that property law involves much more than simply selling and buying. Our team of property experts assists our clients in all aspects of property legal advice – from simple transactions to large, complex development projects.
Our team of pragmatic and outcome-focused people combine strong technical legal skills and sound industry experience with a commercial and innovative approach to our clients' needs. We work closely with our clients to understand their business. We draw on the broad experience of other teams in the firm such as our Tax, Construction & Infrastructure, Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions teams, to enable us to assemble a team of specialists to address a wide range of property issues and projects, whilst being able to meet tight deadlines and achieve the best possible commercial outcome, in the most cost effective manner.
Our Property & Development team advises on the development of properties, landmark urban renewal projects, residential land, strata and community title, industrial estates, commercial buildings, shopping centres, golf courses, hotels, clubs and rural properties.
Our clients include multi-national corporations with extensive real estate holdings, federal and state government development authorities, listed and unlisted property trusts and privately held property developers.
We have a strong track record of providing client focused, strategic and commercially practical advice in the following areas:
- Acquisitions and disposals
- Contract negotiations and preparation
- Commercial, industrial and retail leasing
- Property development
- Property management and maintenance
- Property issues for government
- Property due diligence
- Community/strata titling
- Environmental issues
- Stamp duty, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and other property based taxes
- Property support for corporate and commercial transactions
- Planning advice
- Property dispute resolution
- Land divisions
- Joint ventures
- Property financing
- Corporate real estate