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Property and Land Dealing  

Real Estates are the most common form of assets owned by many individuals and businesses and as such, decisions made in relation to property assets can often have long-term financial and commercial effects for one’s real estate portfolio or business.

The Property Team at Wentworth Lawyers & Partners has significant expertise and skills in co-ordinating the legal technicality with commercial efficiency to ensure that all of our clients’ real estate requirements are met.

We advise both the public and private sectors (including developers, business operators, corporations, property owners, owners of shopping centres, government authorities, statutory authorities, builders, owners corporation) in all aspects of property law including:

Property Acquisition & Disposal – due diligence, structuring of acquisitions, corporate property portfolio divestments, investigation of the title (restrictions, covenants, easements, pre-emptive rights and any encroachments), compliance with the statutory regime, sale of rural land and associated water rights, environmental and heritage issues.

Easements & Covenants - creation, extinguishment, and variation of easements or covenants, compulsory acquisition/extinguishment of easements pursuant to the court order.

Retail, Residential & Commercial Developments – advice on domestic/foreign investment, site acquisition, planning, ownership structuring, construction, sub-division, resale contracts, by-laws, easements, put and call options and agreements with adjoining proprietors in connection with development issues including easements, shared facilities, boundary adjustments, and ancillary arrangements. 

Commercial/Retail Leasing & Licensing – managing leasing portfolios, acting for both landlords and tenants of commercial/retail premises, hotels, liquor licensing, local/major shopping centres, commercial/industrial sites, car parking licences, advising on retail leases/ancillary agreements, regulatory regime under the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) and enforcement proceedings.

Mortgagee in possession sales – acting for the financiers and mortgagees in possession in the disposal of the mortgaged properties.

Property financing, Stamp duties, GST, and other property-based taxes.

Real Estate Disputes – litigation, court proceedings, all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, negotiation, mediation in relation to property issues, and interpretation of clauses.

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Level 10, 20 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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1300 140 291 / 1300 577 520

Land development & acquistions

  1. Zoning and Local Environmental Plans (LEPs):

  2. Property Transactions and Development Sites:

land acquisition & development in NSW involves a mix of legal considerations, zoning regulations, and investment opportunities. Whether you’re a developer, investor, or homeowner, understanding the local context and seeking professional advice is essential for successful land development.

The property team at our firm also assists our clients with transaction matters. 

  1. Property Transactions:

    • Buying or Selling Property: Property lawyers ensure legal compliance during property transactions. They review contracts, clarify terms, and protect clients’ interests.

    • Leasing or Renting: When entering into lease agreements, landlords and tenants seek legal advice to understand their rights and obligations.

  2. Title Searches and Due Diligence:

    • Property lawyers conduct thorough title searches to verify ownership, encumbrances, and any legal issues associated with the property.

    • They assess property documents, ensuring a clear title and identifying potential risks.

  3. Contract Drafting and Review:

    • Property lawyers draft and review contracts related to property transactions, leases, and agreements.

    • They ensure that contracts comply with legal requirements and protect clients’ rights.

  4. Dispute Resolution:

    • When property-related disputes arise (e.g., boundary disputes, easements, neighbor conflicts), property lawyers provide legal representation.

    • They negotiate settlements, represent clients in court, and seek resolution through alternative dispute resolution methods.

  5. Strata Title Matters:

    • Property lawyers assist with legal issues related to strata schemes, including by-laws, disputes, and compliance.

  6. Compliance with Regulations:

    • updating on changing laws and regulations affecting property ownership, development, and investment.

Level 10, 20 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

1300 140 291 / 1300 577 520

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