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Cameron Sheather

Expertise

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.

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

Cameron is listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 edition for Real Property Law.

Experience

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

Publications

19 August 2021 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government

In this edition, we set out key tips to help councils draft a fee agreement that effectively binds proponents to reimburse their costs when considering a planning proposal request.

23 June 2021 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government

Councils appointed as Crown land managers under the Crown Land Management Act 2016 (NSW) are no longer required to adopt a Plan of Management by 1 July 2021.

16 June 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Local Government

#Local Government

Local councils who are Crown land managers are no longer required to adopt a Plan of Management by 1 July 2021.

07 April 2021 - Knowledge

Inside track: Local Government

#Local Government, #Property, Planning & Development, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability

From 1 July 2021, local councils who are Crown land managers can only grant leases or licences over community land according to its plan of management.

09 December 2020 - Knowledge

Deadline to amend discretionary trust deeds for foreign surcharge purposes soon approaching

#Property, Planning & Development, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability

A reminder for those who hold land in NSW via a discretionary trust, you may need to amend your trust deed by 31 December 2020 to avoid additional charges.