Our barristers act as advisors, advocates, arbitrators, expert determiners and mediators in many areas of practice relating to real property. They are experienced in a wide range of issues, including advice in relation to the construction and enforceability of contracts for sale and commercial leases; the proper compensation payable upon the acquisition of land; the proper valuation of land to be applied for rates and land tax purposes; and objections to mining leases and the compensation payable in respect to them. Clients include government bodies and agencies, statutory corporations, property fund managers and large landholders, landlords and tenants.
Particular areas of expertise within the field on Land Law & Property include:
- Compulsory Acquisition
- Retail Shop Leases
- Mining Leases
- Professional Negligence
The expertise of Level Twenty Seven Chambers’ barristers in this area is complimented by overlapping proficiency in administrative law, building & construction, planning & environment, equity, local government (including rating and taxing), native title & cultural heritage, negligence, and succession thereby offering a cost-effective end-to-end service for clients working within the property sector. Our membership includes a former Acting General Counsel for Energy Queensland and a former Vice-President of the Queensland Environmental Law Association.
The barristers practising in land and property law frequently address leading industry bodies and conferences on pressing topics, increasingly discussing issues connected to resource projects and climate change concerns.