Real Estate & Conveyancing

At present, this practice area is an adjunct to our Corporate & Commercial practice as we find there are many synergies between the two areas. We have extensive experience in property transactions and provide a full range of property legal services and consultancy to our clients. Our expertise extends

across the broad range of property-related issues, acting for many clients  in matters involving property acquisitions; sales; property subdivision and development; due diligence investigations; property joint

ventures; leasing; easements and access rights; mortgages; license agreements; changes of use; contamination; public liability and risk management from a property perspective. We have specific experience in acting for clients in property matters in the following areas

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts for property acquisitions and disposals – whether for commercial, industrial, rural or residential;
  • Conducting due diligence investigations of properties;
  • Property subdivision and development;
  • Property development joint ventures;
  • Development agreements;
  • Commercial leasing – drafting and reviewing leases; assignments; renewals; rent reviews; enforcement;
  • Mixed use developments;
  • Compliance with environmental requirements for both new and existing development projects;
  • Dealing with contamination issues;
  • Dealing with regulatory authorities regarding approved uses; changes of use; development approvals and conditions; registration of land issues; planning issues licensing;
  • Advising in relation to granting and taking of easements;
  • Caveats;
  • Resumptions of land;
  • Advising on granting security over property;
  • Property portfolio management.
  • All aspects of real estate consultancy

The Firm’s approach is directed to timely, efficient and economic resolution of disputes consistent with our client’s interests

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