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Property & Real Estate

We understand the business objectives of our clients and work with them to achieve those objectives. We provide commercial advice based on our specialist knowledge of the property industry.

Property & Real Estate

Unlike other firms, our Property and Real Estate Group did not develop as an add-on to other practice areas. Instead, it is one of our core practice groups. Our commercial savvy means we ‘see the deal’. We can pick the issues in the context of our client’s objectives to know when, and how best to compromise and make the right call.

Expertise

Our expertise includes:

  • ownership and development structuring and finance
  • due diligence and acquisition
  • development and construction including sustainability
  • major projects and infrastructure
  • planning and environment issues, bio-diversity
  • land titling, subdivision and governance
  • leasing, liquor licensing, asset and building management
  • off-the-plan sales and development leasing
  • retirement living
  • agribusiness and rural industries including water law
  • we have a thorough understanding of direct and indirect taxation issues and other government regulatory requirements relating to the acquisition, development and ownership of property.

Experience

We act for developers and landowners, superannuation funds, managed investment schemes, listed and unlisted corporations, banks and non-bank financiers, government departments and statutory authorities and local and overseas investors.

Katie Miller

Katie Miller

Partner

Brisbane

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Ron Eames

Ron Eames

Partner

Brisbane

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Lou Farinotti

Lou Farinotti

Senior Partner

Melbourne

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Lisa Cody

Lisa Cody

Partner

Melbourne

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Robina Kidd

Robina Kidd

Partner

Sydney

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Vanya Lozzi

Vanya Lozzi

Partner

Sydney

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Peter Nugent

Peter Nugent

Partner

Brisbane

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Richard Skopal

Richard Skopal

Partner

Melbourne

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Gerard Timbs

Gerard Timbs

Partner

Brisbane

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Recent Posts

14 November 2018 - Knowledge

What you need to know in a softening property market

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We highlight some of legal requirements that apply to the drafting of an option agreement and illustrate how a poorly drafted option agreement can give either or both parties the right to walk away from the transaction which, in a softening property market, could spell disaster for a vendor or provide salvation for a purchaser.

07 November 2018 - Knowledge

Residential Focus

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On 31 October 2018 the NSW Government passed the Building and Development Certifiers Act 2018 (the Act). The Act forms part of the Government’s response to the Independent Review of the Building Professionals Act 2005 (the BP Act), also known as the Lambert Review.

07 November 2018 - Media Release

Holding Redlich welcomes new partner to its Sydney Property & Projects group

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National law firm Holding Redlich has welcomed new partner Adrianna Witkowski as a Sydney-based partner in the Property & Projects group.

07 November 2018 - Knowledge

NSW government gives stamp of approval to bracket reform to stamp duty regime

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In a move to address housing affordability, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announced on 5 November 2018 that the NSW Government would seek to index stamp duty brackets to the Consumer Price Index from 1 July 2019.

05 November 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Property & Real Estate

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Auction clearance rates continue to slide for a fourth consecutive week further highlighting poor market conditions and current negative sentiment.

25 October 2018 - Knowledge

Every dog has its day - Tribunal rules on interpretation of 'harsh and oppressive' by-laws concerning a pet ownership by-law

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The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal recently handed down a decision concerning a by-law seeking to entirely ban pet ownership within the strata scheme.

24 October 2018 - Knowledge

Residential Focus

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In this edition we look at a recent case that considered whether time limits on jurisdiction under the Home Building Act apply separately to each claim brought in an application or whether each application constitutes one building claim.

24 October 2018 - Knowledge

Proposed changes to off-the-plan contracts announced

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The NSW Government has announced the Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.

22 October 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Property & Real Estate

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While Canberra dismisses the flashing sirens delivered by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the rest of the nation – including businesses, local government and retail investors – are stepping up to the challenge with a range of programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their own accord.

09 October 2018 - Knowledge

Residential Focus - 9 October 2018

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In The Owners – Strata Plan 81837 v Multiplex Hurstville Pty Ltd (2018) NSWSC 1488, the Supreme Court of NSW (the Court) considered whether certain parties to a Development Management Agreement (DMA) fell within the definitions of Owner and Developer of land within the meaning of the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (HBA) such that they would owe the HBA statutory warranties to successors in title.

09 October 2018 - Knowledge

What's News in Property & Real Estate? - 9 October 2018

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The interim report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has been released, outlining a swathe of changes for the mortgage industry that will be of interest to real estate professionals.

08 October 2018 - In the News

Funds in the tropical sun

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I’ve just returned from the 2018 Property Congress in Darwin, the major annual event hosted by the Property Council of Australia. I attended with a 10-strong contingent of my colleagues from Holding Redlich, and we found it to be an insightful gathering.