We understand the business objectives of our clients and work with them to achieve those objectives. We provide commercial advice based on our specialist knowledge of the property industry.
Unlike other firms, our Property and Real Estate Group did not develop as an add-on to other practice areas. Instead, it is one of our core practice groups. Our commercial savvy means we ‘see the deal’. We can pick the issues in the context of our client’s objectives to know when, and how best to compromise and make the right call.
Our expertise includes:
We act for developers and landowners, superannuation funds, managed investment schemes, listed and unlisted corporations, banks and non-bank financiers, government departments and statutory authorities and local and overseas investors.
12 November 2019 - Knowledge
The National Energy Retail Law (NERL) regulates the retail sale of electricity and gas, though there are State by State changes to the application of that law.
06 November 2019 - Knowledge
Even though residential real estate has generally been a strong investment for people over the past few decades as Australia went through its biggest ever property boom, plenty of people have lost money, especially buying off-the-plan or new developments.
05 November 2019 - Knowledge
Significant changes to the legislative regime regulating off-the-plan contracts will commence on 1 December 2019. These changes will limit the flexibility of a developer to change or adjust key elements in the development over the life of the project.
23 September 2019 - Knowledge
The Australian Senate passed the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill, meaning tough new penalties for those who incite trespass, property damage or theft on agricultural land will soon become law.
11 September 2019 - Knowledge
According to a media release published by NSW Department of Finance, Services & Innovation, an unlicensed and uninsured landscaper who received more than $140,000 for unfinished work has been sentenced to a maximum of 18 months prison, with a non-parole period of six months.