Phillip specialises in property transactions, including residential, commercial and rural acquisitions and disposals. Key aspects of acting on these transactions involves title and planning due diligence, contract negotiations, ensuring compliance with FIRB and other legislative requirements, advising on stamp duty and GST issues affecting property and effecting settlement.
Phillip has also assists colleagues and clients with historical title searching, including reviewing old system and Crown grants to trace back the history of how titles and/or easements were created. This information often assists clients who require due diligence, valuation or planning advice.
Phillip also advises and acts on all aspects of the life cycle of ‘off the plan’ property developments, including acquiring the development site, preparing and developing appropriate governance, title and subdivision structures (e.g. strata or community schemes), drafting master contracts for sale and coordinating the sales process, including negotiating with purchasers’ lawyers, dealing with agents and managing bulk completions. Phillip has also advised and assisted vendors on various purchaser complaints, including misrepresentations by developers and agents and substantial or material differences between draft and registered plans of subdivision.
Phillip has experience acting on various types of leasing matters, including drafting and reviewing retail, commercial, industrial and telecommunication leases and licences. Phillip also assists on disputes between landlords and tenants, including drafting breach notices and advising landlords on their right to terminate a lease and re-enter a premises.
Phillip has experience dealing with agency agreements, including drafting and reviewing exclusive and open agency agreements to ensure compliance with the Property and Stock Agents Act.
Phillip has also been previously seconded to a publicly listed company and assisted their legal team on a range of issues including property matters, regulatory compliance and risk management.
Phillip’s recent experience includes:
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
12 Oct 21
From health crises and vessel casualties to cyber-attacks, ports regularly find themselves responding to incidents over which they do not have complete control or responsibility. Despite this, port owners and operators have a critical role to play in managing such issues for themselves, port users and public stakeholders. We take a look at how port owners and operators might approach the preparation and management of these issues and their aftermath. We will also look at how emerging technologies like block chain provide new opportunities for collaboration and increased efficiency.