Sheldon Fu


Qualifications: LLB (China), LLM (U.S.A), JD

Fluent in: Mandarin


Sheldon is an Accredited Specialist in Property Law with over eight years of post-admission experience. He possesses a broad skill set, ranging from managing intricate property transactions to overseeing off-the-plan high rise and broad acre developments. Sheldon predominantly represents developers and investors, consistently delivering successful outcomes in complex matters.

As a key member of the firm's China Practice, Sheldon leverages his fluency in Mandarin and deep understanding of both Chinese and Australian legal and business cultures to provide invaluable commercial advice. His proficiency in navigating cross-border transactions and bridging cultural differences positions him as a crucial ally for Asian investors exploring the Australian property market.


  • Assisting a Chinese developer in its series of acquisitions of commercial properties in excess of A$500 million.
  • Advising on the acquisition of a development site and continuing to advise on the land development, which creates more than 800 lots of residential lots.
  • Acting for a number of foreign investors in relation to commercial development site acquisition and disposal.
  • Acting for foreign property investors on various shopping centre acquisitions and disposals.
  • Advising on ‘off the plan’ residential developments and vacant land subdivisions.
  • Negotiating and preparing agreements and leases for commercial leases.
  • Acting on behalf of property developers regarding structuring and venture agreements.

Awards and recognition

Accredited Specialist in Property Law

Professional Membership

  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria Property & Commercial Tenancy Law Advisory Committee
  • Law Institute of Victoria

Latest thinking

International Tax | 12 Sep 2023

Windfall Gains Tax is now live / 意外增值税(暴利税)制度

First announced on 15 May 2021 and then delayed 12 months, the Windfall Gains Tax commenced on 1 July 2023. Here is a refresher of how the WGT will apply, how much it will be, the relevant exemptions and our observations.