A REPUTATION FOR MANAGING COMPLEX TRANSACTIONS IN AUSTRALIA’S DYNAMIC REAL ESTATE SECTOR.

Securing and managing quality assets and projects is a cornerstone of the investment and business strategies for an increasingly diverse range of entities.

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Successful commercial property transactions and project implementation requires legal diligence and deep industry knowledge.

Continuing the trend across all markets, globalisation is driving heightened activity and competition in the Australian property sector, as increasingly more domestic and foreign entities venture into the market. Demand from developers, corporate investors, private equity firms, and superannuation funds, coupled with a pipeline of significant government infrastructure projects, has proliferated property development opportunities. Against this backdrop of competitive acquisition and development, deals must be done with speed and precision.

Moulis Legal is an agile and astute advisor on complex transactions in high stakes, pressurised projects. As a multi-disciplinary firm with sought-after corporate and commercial, regulatory, and dispute resolution credentials, we offer clients holistic advice and services on all aspects of managing large-scale commercial property holdings. From major town centre redevelopments and aged care facility projects to divestments of Commonwealth-owned assets and securing contract rights for solar energy facilities, our team has played an instrumental role.

Our clients benefit from our specialised legal knowledge and government connections gained over decades working as trusted advisors to major Australian law firms, government departments and agencies, equity funds, national retailers, private companies, multinationals, property developers, and utility companies.

Our commercial property lawyers are highly attuned to the real estate industry and advise clients on commercial property law matters that arise across a wide range of asset classes and project types, including infrastructure, industrial, retail, energy, aged care, government, and environment and heritage. Our emphasis on fluent client communication, well-informed cost control, and accomplishing excellent results makes us an exceptional partner for all your commercial property law matters.

OUR SERVICES

ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTMENTS, AND FINANCING
PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT, AND CONSTRUCTION
MAJOR COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT LEASING
CONTRACT NEGOTIATION AND TRANSACTION STRUCTURING
ELECTRONIC CONVEYANCING
RENEWABLE ENERGY DUE DILIGENCE

OUR EXPERIENCE

Moulis Legal is a highly regarded, multi-disciplinary law firm with end-to-end expertise in assisting large national and international entities acquire, develop, leverage, and dispose of their Australian commercial property holdings.

We have a reputation for finding adept solutions for clients across major projects and high-level advisory work, especially at the intersection of government and private sector activities. Our commercial property lawyers have particular knowledge of the complex interplay of Federal and Territory laws that impact planning in the Australian Capital Territory, and are well-versed in liaising effectively and directly with government agency officers.

With our niche expertise, we advise Australia’s major national law firms in property and construction matters for the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds and investment banks in property matters relating to the ACT. We are also fully PEXA-enabled, giving us the technological capability to interact with parties to any transaction, including government departments and bodies.

Our commercial property lawyers advise on all aspects of commercial property transactions, with skills encompassing ownership structures, development approvals, financing, construction contracts, major leases, and the acquisition and sale of commercial, industrial, residential, and retail assets.

WE CAN HELP FIND SOLUTIONS

LARGE-SCALE PROJECT EXPERTISE

Moulis Legal has an established record of advising investors, developers, and public authorities on large-scale and innovative developments and infrastructure projects. We bring together a national team with complete expertise across all legal issues applicable to the real estate sector to formulate sophisticated deal structures.

Our experience spans across major town centre redevelopments, joint public/private venture development rights, industrial property sales, tenure leasehold rights, environment and heritage, aged care facility projects, property ownership by trust funds, the take-out of contract rights for solar energy facilities, property ownership aspects of utility corridors, and the acquisition and operation of fuel depots.

We specialise in significant government transactions, providing advice on major acquisitions and divestments of Commonwealth-tenanted assets and divestments of Commonwealth owned properties.

COMMERCIAL ACUMEN

We prioritise not only the legal aspects of large-scale transactions, but also the wider commercial considerations, with an understanding that negotiations can be protracted, contracts require fine detail, and mistakes can cause unnecessary delays and increased costs.

Each transaction is unique. Our team of real estate lawyers is intuitive, commercial, and versatile in considering all aspects, making concise assessments, and providing clear and responsible advice to our clients. Our approach is to drive a deal in the right direction from the start. Often this relies on devising the right deal structure.

Our decades of commercial property experience allow us to deliver the best outcome with cost efficiencies in mind. We are also able to draw on the expertise of our property dispute lawyers when conflict arises during or following a deal.

COMMERCIAL LEASING

Moulis Legal provides clients with practical advice on negotiating and executing commercial leases tailored to their business strategies. Our commercial lease lawyers have specialist experience in working with equity funds, national retailers, private companies, multinationals, and property developers to manage their assets and identify the best leasing solution for each individual property and tenant.

Our commercial leasing lawyers provide a wide range of services including negotiation and preparation of lease agreements, lease-related dispute resolution, sub-leases, surrender and assignment of leases, and licence agreements.

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