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Lindsay McGregor

Expertise

Lindsay has substantial experience in connection with commercial property transactions including leasing, acquisitions and sales, due diligence, financing and stamp duty structuring.

Experience

Lindsay has considerable experience in drafting and negotiating commercial and retail leases for both landlords and tenants. He has acted for a number of top 50 ASX listed companies and many other private companies and individuals.

Lindsay has also been involved with the development and refurbishment of shopping centres and commercial office buildings. His experience ranges from assisting with strategies for obtaining vacant possession through to preparing and negotiating Agreements for Lease and Leases. Recent examples include the redevelopment of Wagga Wagga Market Place and George Place, Sydney.

Acting for tenants, Lindsay has been involved with negotiating complex leases and ancillary documents for large and international organisations ensuring that specific policy criteria is included in tenancy documents.

Lindsay also has significant experience in the acquisition and disposal of commercial, retail and industrial properties. His experience ranges from contract preparation to managing the due diligence process and completing the transaction. As part of this process has included reporting on existing lease obligations and liabilities.

Lindsay has practiced in both Queensland and New South Wales.

Lindsay is an active participant in the ongoing education of legal practitioners and currently teaches leasing as a subject to students across New South Wales and Queensland, who are enrolled in the Master of Laws program through the College of Law.

Publications

22 September 2021 - Knowledge

Time to revisit your contracts: Significant expansion of unfair contract term laws announced

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Property, Planning & Development

The Federal Government has just ended its consultation on draft legislation that aims to significantly expand the scope and enforcement of the unfair contract terms regime, including the introduction of civil penalties. We examine the proposed changes and what they mean for consumers, small businesses and landlords.

03 April 2020 - Knowledge

Temporary FIRB changes during COVID-19 – impact on commercial leases

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

In this historically challenging time for the Australian economy, the Government announced new Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) temporary measures, effective from 10:30pm on 29 March 2020 , in pursuit of protecting the national interest.