Our integrated approach encompasses planning, environment and land compensation as well as banking and finance and tax advice. We offer significant expertise and capability across all aspects of development projects and have provided legal services to some of Western Australia’s largest residential land development transactions, with a direct involvement in projects that have delivered almost 40% of the State’s current residential lots.
If you are seeking strategic advice, a first-hand industry perspective and an up-to-date knowledge of critical industry issues, we will add value to your projects and deliver optimal outcomes. We structure deals to provide maximum cash flow and profit benefits to our clients.
Lavan Legal’s Property Services Team knows how to make things happen.
Acquisitions and disposals
We act on behalf of individuals, syndicates, joint ventures and trusts in the acquisition of significant real estate assets and provide innovative solutions to complex acquisition projects. Detailed advice and prompt documentation of syndicate agreements and acquisition contracts are our strengths.
Land and property development
Our services comprise documentation of complex joint venture arrangements, project management agreements and financial arrangements. We have a strong Western Australian focus, as well as sound capability at a national level.
We have a vibrant retail leasing practice, representing major landlords and tenants throughout the State. We negotiate and prepare all types of specially tailored lease agreements and provide practical advice and solutions. Our advice covers all areas of law relating to leasing, including rent reviews, defaults, recovery of monies and tax (including GST). We provide clear and concise documentation.
Land joint ventures and development agreements
We are leaders in structuring the development of land by multiple parties. Our experience in drafting land joint ventures and development agreements is extensive. We have structured our documentation to achieve the maximum tax and profit advantages for participants in projects.
Private equity for land acquisition
We act for private equity participants acquiring and developing land in Western Australia. These acquisitions and developments relate to many iconic sites in the Perth metropolitan area.
We pride ourselves on being available at the earliest stages of projects to provide assistance in the structuring of transactions that can deliver flexibility, minimise risk and maximise duty and tax benefits for projects. Our fee structures are designed to complement project income streams, allowing us to be involved in projects at early stages at minimal cost to the proponents.