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AGS delivers a full-service property law practice which spans the full range of property-related activities – from leasing, licensing, divestment, acquisition, securities, land-use/planning/control, subdivision/consolidation through to advice and documentation for facilities maintenance, building management and associated property services. We have a particular expertise in developing and managing sophisticated portfolio-management tools for high-volume property transactions designed to manage accountabilities and deliver value through streamlined processes.

We support our clients with through-life property services on issues such as rent reviews, valuation, lease-end obligations, outgoings, indemnities, permitted use, work health and safety, environmental, heritage and planning laws, options and assignments, disclosure statements, breach-of-occupancy arrangements, default and termination, eviction and re-entry, damage and destruction, and dispute resolution.

Our expertise is unrivalled in Lands Acquisition Act and PGPA Act considerations, constitutional considerations (such as the application of local laws to property transactions) and other Commonwealth legal and policy requirements. We drafted the Commonwealth National Lease on behalf of the Department of Finance and Deregulation and the Green Lease Schedules on behalf of the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

Our service is fully integrated and we seamlessly factor into our services considerations such as the legal and policy framework underpinning Commonwealth property transactions. We have wide experience in the commercial and retail property market including extensive dealings with key industry participants (including major institutional and corporate landowners, developers, builders and industry bodies). Our service is proactive, relevant and realistic – and designed to deliver operational results and genuine value for money.

  Simon Konecny Deputy General Counsel Commercial 02 9581 7585
  Jim Sullivan Senior Executive Lawyer 02 9581 7418
  Andrew Chapman Senior General Counsel  02 6253 7206
  Teresa Miraglia Senior Executive Lawyer 03 9242 1493
  Scott Slater Senior Lawyer 08 9268 1144
  Helen Moran Senior Executive Lawyer 03 9242 1387
  Kurt Richards Senior Lawyer 02 6253 7544
  Phil Sedgley-Perryman Senior Lawyer 08 8205 4223
  Mieke Dixon Senior Lawyer 08 8943 1400
  Robert Cole Senior Lawyer 03 9242 1392