Property Law 

Commercial/Retail Leasing

Our leasing services include:

  • Advice on rights and obligations of each party under the Lease

  • Preparing Lease agreements for retail, commercial, office and industrial premises

  • Drafting of Subleases, Licences and other required documents

  • Preparation of Lessee and Lessor disclosure statement 

  • Drafting of Assignor and Assignee Disclosure Statements, Deeds of Consent to Assignment of Lease, Deeds of Surrender

  • Advice on events of default by Lessee/Lessor, and if required, recovery of debt that may be owing under the Lease

  • Taking up option periods and Lease termination

 

Buying and Selling Property

 

Our property and conveyancing services include:

  • Property acquisitions and disposals both residential and commercial

  • Off-the-plan Purchase and Sale

  • Stamp Duty grants and exemption applications 

  • Purchase and Sale of Business 

  • Land subdivisions, property development, registration of easements and covenants

  • Building and construction contracts 
     

The conveyancing process can involve the following steps, which we will guide you through:

  • Arranging building and pest inspections

  • Examining a Strata Inspection Report, if the property is part of a strata scheme

  • Advising on finance, if necessary

  • Reviewing and exchanging the Contract for Sale

  • Paying the deposit

  • Arranging payment of Stamp Duty

  • Preparing and examining the mortgage agreement

  • Checking if there are outstanding arrears or land tax obligations

  • Determining whether any government authority has a vested interest in the land or if any planned development could affect the property (eg. Local Council, Sydney Water, Roads and Maritime Services)

  • Obtaining information that may not have been previously disclosed, such as a fencing dispute or illegal building works

  • Calculating adjustments for Council and Water rates for property settlement

  • Overseeing the change of title with NSW Land Registry Services

  • Completing any final checks prior to settlement

  • Attending settlement

Developing Property

 

We can assist property developers in the following matters:

 

  • Structuring advice as to developer entities

  • Deed of Put and Call Options

  • Acquiring development sites

  • Reviewing and assisting with the Development Application process

  • Meeting DA conditions

  • Building Contracts

  • Meeting funding requirements, and pre-sale certifications 

  • Off the plan sales

  • Assisting with registration of s88B instructions

  • Negotiating easements

  • Voluntary Planning Agreements

  • Partition Agreement