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Expertise

Lilian has over a decade of experience advising clients in complex contract and property law transactions, particularly in the commercial and agribusiness space. Lilian has acted for large property trusts, multinational companies, financial institutions, investors, developers and small to medium enterprises.

She was a past agribusiness subcommittee member of the Australian China Business Council for a number of years. She is fluent in Cantonese and currently works closely with agribusiness industry professionals.

Experience

Lilian has experience in the following matters:

Agribusiness

  • provided transactional, disposal and titling advice involving national plantation and forestry trusts
  • advised on structuring, acquiring and disposals of rural land and assets involving private and proprietary limited companies within the forestry, sugar and cattle industries in Queensland 
  • advised private clients in complex financial facilities and rural loan specific agreements, mortgage and personal property securities 
  • advised on leasing, licensing, indemnities and option agreements in the support of energy efficiency schemes surrounding solar and wind projects in Queensland 
  • negotiated pre-sale issues involving resumption and encroachment of rural land in Queensland
  • provided advice on contaminated and environmental rural land issues 
  • advised on transactional land transfers of rural family business assets. 

Corporate and Commercial

  • resolved and settled family partnership disputes and drafted deeds of settlement and deeds of family arrangement
  • advised on indemnities under personal guarantees involving collateral financial facilities
  • advised on general financial facility arrangements for managed investment schemes
  • advised on release and indemnities to assist in protecting investment strategies for Australian private and proprietary limited companies 
  • facilitated family business succession planning structures for rural families in Queensland.

Property

  • provided commercial development and structuring advice for national property trusts
  • provided transactional, disposal and titling advice for national plantation and forestry property trusts
  • advised on complex financial facilities and rural loan agreements including lease and mortgage back issues for private and proprietary limited companies
  • drafted commercial property agreements for the acquisition, disposal and assignment of childcare centres nationally
  • advised on the development and leasing of retail sites for various financial institutions nationally
  • advised on volumetric leases specific to the media industry in the display of advertising panels (including the use of digital media panels)
  • advised on the leasing and licensing of media and telecommunication connections involving telecommunication towers and systems.

Publications

16 January 2018 - Blog

How to seal the deal - determining if a preliminary agreement is binding or non-binding

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Heads of agreements, offers to purchase, summary of terms or any other form of written documentation which indicates both parties’ agreement on a transaction could be considered a preliminary agreement...

09 May 2018 - Blog

Holding Redlich’s expert guide to the 2018 federal budget

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Our experts analyse the key budget announcements and outline the essential takeaways for business in areas including transport, superannuation & financial services, construction & infrastructure, property, technology, media & communications, workplace relations, immigration, planning & environment, and taxation. 

01 May 2018 - Blog

Loan establishment fee deemed to be a penalty by the Victorian Court of Appeal

#Corporate & Commercial Law

The Victorian Court of Appeal provides clarity in Melbourne Linh Son Buddhist Society Inc v Gippsreal Ltd [2017] VSCA 161 on what constitutes an unenforceable penalty.