Property

With over 40 years experience advising clients in property matters, we have the expertise to handle all aspects of your property transactions.

Recent transactions have included:

  • drafting standard lease terms for a national franchise system then negotiating and implementing those terms throughout all states in Australia
  • drafting, negotiating and settling all leases for a multi-tenanted office building in St Kilda Rd then handling the sale of that building
  • negotiating offers to lease, agreements to lease and leases for retail premises in multiple retail shopping centres – both on behalf of tenants and landlords
  • land sub-division, development and subsequent leasing and sale of the development site

We can provide the technical and practical advice to guide you through all property transactions in a timely and efficient manner.

The range of transactions include:

Sales, purchases and related transactions

  • Purchase and sale of one-off or a portfolio of properties (commercial, retail, industrial and residential)
  • Transfers of properties (between family members, associates or third parties)
  • Off-the-plan contracts
  • Stamp duty issues
  • GST issues
  • Joint ventures in property development or purchase
  • Due diligence on property acquisitions and leases
  • Building contracts
  • Property issues in franchising
  • Re-entry deeds

Leasing

  • Negotiating and advising on leases (commercial, retail and industrial)
  • Sub-leasing
  • Licensing (including car parks, storage, seating areas, etc)
  • Offers to lease
  • Agreements to lease
  • Assignment/transfer of leases
  • Variation of leases
  • Surrender and termination of leases
  • Renewals (including landlord’s and tenant’s notices and negotiating further terms)
  • Rent reviews (including advice on notices and negotiating market reviews)
  • Breach notices and disputes
  • Lessor Disclosure Statements and other statutory requirements
  • Retail lease reporting