We provide strategic advice to a wide range of clients including companies, property and superannuation funds, private and public companies, state and local government authorities, and utility providers in all Australian states.
Our extensive industry knowledge and the strong relationships we have built, allows us to help our clients manage the opportunities and risks of operating in a highly complex and cyclical industry.
We are able to assist with procurement and often link our clients with key services within the property, planning and construction sectors, including land owners, financiers, contractors, property managers and consultants.
We are focused on facilitating commercial outcomes to legal problems. We do this by learning about our clients’ businesses, their industry, and the broader environment in which they operate, to ensure that our advice is contextual, pragmatic and commercial.
By working with our clients and their consultants to understand the bigger picture issues, we are able to identify benefits and risks in a time and cost effective manner.
Thinking| 13 Jan 2020
Uncertainty on costs of essential safety measures under the Retail Leases Act 2003 (VIC) soon to be resolved
The Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019 aims to increase certainty in retail leasing arrangements about who pays for costs relating to the installation, repair and maintenance of essential safety measures and to make retail leases fairer and easier to understand.
Thinking| 06 Dec 2019
Changes to off the plan contract laws will apply from 1 December 2019. This means for any off the plan contract for sale entered into on or after 1 December 2019, you will need to comply with the new laws.
Thinking| 26 Sep 2019
The Federal Government has revived its ‘big stick’ energy laws by introducing the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019 (Bill) to the House of Representatives.
Thinking| 20 Sep 2019
Arising from the Victorian Government’s broad support for renewable energy and transition to a low-carbon economy...