Property, Planning & Development
Luke’s experience in in-house roles with major property industry players and top-tier private practice law firms gives him a rare and well-rounded perspective and insight in managing the key issues in complex property projects and transactions.
Over Luke’s 20 years’ experience as a real estate lawyer he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in: commercial, industrial, retail, residential and multi-use property development and titling matters; sales and acquisitions (including conduct of due diligence); development management and project delivery agreements; joint ventures; complex commercial, industrial and retail leasing; asset management; facilities management and the property related aspects of corporate and financing transactions and general property advice.
Complementing Luke’s real estate experience, he also has significant knowledge and a keen awareness of the relevant issues potentially impacting AREITs, including corporate governance, tax, compliance and foreign investment rules.
Some of the more significant and recent matters Luke has advised on include:
NSW Law Society
30 May 23
In this webinar, we will look at key developments in these areas, including: recent data breach cases and trends, reviews of Queensland and Commonwealth privacy legislation, the rise of Chat GPT, AI tools, and key risks and cyber security developments.
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.