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Scarlett Yang


Scarlett is an Accredited Specialist in property law with expertise in property transactions and development. 

She provides advice to a diverse range of clients, including property developers, institutional funds, real estate investment trusts, owners’ corporations and associations, charitable entities, and high-net-worth individuals. Scarlett’s advice covers acquisition and disposal, due diligence investigations, compliance with foreign investment regulatory regime, off-the-plan developments and strata and community title structures.

In addition to her practice, Scarlett serves as the vice chair of the Young Lawyers Property Law Committee of the NSW Law Society.


Scarlett’s experience includes the following:

  • drafting and negotiating contracts, managing due diligence investigations, and facilitating the exchange and settlement process for a wide range of property transactions, including acquisition and disposal of development sites, hotels, office buildings, shopping centres, recreational lands, rural lands and farms
  • advising on ownership structures and methods of controlling property projects, involving drafting and negotiating various agreements related to unitholders, joint ventures, development management, asset management, building management, as well as deeds of partition and boundary realignment
  • advising on the foreign investment regulatory regime and preparing FIRB submissions and applications
  • drafting and negotiating option deeds and contracts for the collective acquisition of strata schemes
  • drafting off-the-plan master contracts and overseeing the exchange and settlement process for the sale of end products
  • advising on titling structures and preparing related documents including section 88B instruments, standalone easements, strata by-laws, management statements, and development contracts
  • advising on GST, land tax, and stamp duty issues impacting on NSW real estate
  • advising on both direct and indirect investments in renewable energy farms
  • advising the mortgagees in possession, receivers, and court-appointed trustees in asset disposal during bankruptcy proceedings
  • drafting and negotiating leases and agreements for lease of built-for-rent industrial projects and standalone commercial and retail premises
  • advising on and negotiating complex real estate agency agreements.


29 February 2024 - Knowledge

New housing provisions aimed at foreign investments

#Property, Planning & Development

We explore the revisions unveiled by the Australian Treasurer aimed at bolstering Australia's housing stock and providing affordable housing for Australians.