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Cameron Sheather


Cameron is an experienced property and real estate lawyer with a particular focus on sales and acquisitions, development, titling and strata and community scheme projects.

He can advise on the entire property process – from due diligence, to acquisition, development, titling and ultimate disposal. 

Cameron has been listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia guide since 2022 and is currently listed as a leading lawyer in the categories of Real Property Law and Leasing Law.


At Holding Redlich, Cameron mainly works for property developers, real estate investment trusts, government agencies and superannuation funds. His experience includes:

  • advising government agencies in relation to compulsory acquisition matters, subdivisions, easements and leasing
  • advising in relation to the subdivision of land with special expertise in relation to strata and community scheme subdivisions
  • drafting and negotiating section 88B instruments, by-laws and management statements for strata and community schemes
  • the sale and purchase of retail, commercial and residential property
  • drafting master contracts for “off-the-plan” sales
  • advising in relation to rural property transactions, including dealing with water and environmental issues, environment protection licences and taxation considerations, and
  • drafting and negotiating retail, commercial and telecommunications leases and licences.

Cameron acts for the following major clients of Holding Redlich:

  • Legacy Property 
  • Transport for NSW (and panel agencies)
  • Frasers Property
  • Lendlease
  • Jessica Investments Pty Ltd
  • Newquest Property


24 April 2024 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin: Climate risks in government property transactions

#Government, #Property, Planning & Development, #Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Climate-related risks affect almost every stakeholder in a property transaction. We look at two types of risks associated with purchasing and developing land during a climate crisis and how government lawyers can mitigate these risks.

24 January 2024 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin summer edition: The more things change

#Government, #Data & Privacy, #Property, Planning & Development, #Workplace Relations & Safety

At the beginning of a new year of challenges, we refresh key concepts and skills to arm government lawyers for the year ahead.

16 November 2023 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin: When does a hypothetical land use lead to actual compensation after a compulsory acquisition?

#Government, #Property, Planning & Development, #Compulsory Acquisition

Two recent cases before the Land and Environment Court demonstrate that the potential use of an acquired land must be established with factual evidence when disputing the compensation in a compulsory acquisition.

06 September 2023 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin: Unfair contract terms regime – key terms to review


Changes to the unfair contract terms regime in November 2023 may affect various government contracts. In this edition, we focus on the terms that could potentially be considered unfair under the reform and key clauses to review.

27 July 2022 - Knowledge

NSW Government announces establishment of independent Property Services Commissioner

#Property, Planning & Development

The NSW Government will appoint an independent statutory Property Services Commissioner to help support consumers, drive reform in the property sector, manage complaints and investigate legislative breaches.

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