Property, Construction & Infrastructure

Specialist legal advice throughout the property lifecycle – from site acquisition to planning, construction and operations

Circle Bridge Legal are specialists in all things property and development. As an area of passion and focus for our entire team, we offer premium services in the entire gamut of property and real estate matters.

Our team has extensive experience in all aspects of property, construction and infrastructure including in commercial, retail and industrial property and a growing infrastructure footprint helping to manage the exciting growth of the region we serve: greater Western Sydney.

We advise clients on acquisition, disposal, leasing, development and management of property assets as well as on major construction projects. From simple real estate transactions and conveyancing to large scale developments, our team has the legal expertise needed to ensure quality outcomes across the board 

Our team comprises industry experts in both residential and commercial property in all Australian jurisdictions and throughout the property development and construction lifecycle. We advise clients across Australia and overseas, including developers and investors, and deal with all aspects of retail and commercial leasing, including lease preparation and alternative dispute resolution.

We also partner with a dedicated team of agents, bankers, brokers and professional advisors, to provide a holistic solution to our diverse range of stakeholders and clients.

We are proud to advise a diverse range of clients from individual investors to investment portfolios and property, development and construction companies, catering to all their needs throughout the acquisition, sale or lease negotiation process. We act for both landlords and tenants in commercial and retail lease contexts.

We have a depth of experience with challenging planning laws that can pose significant risks if not ably negotiated, as well as approval processes, sub-divisions and relationships with developers or property owners. We help draft documents that proactively guarantee our clients’ interests, while also having the litigation expertise to defend their interests at any stage of litigation and dispute resolution.

Whether you operate in the property development sector (residential, commercial or industrial) or the infrastructure sector (rail, roads, hospitals, schools, prisons, energy or resources), our team has the experience and the expertise to help you navigate your way through any project in a cost-effective and commercial manner.

Areas of Expertise

Environment and Planning

We ensure practical and strategic advice on development, compliance, planning appeals, contamination and compulsory acquisitions.

Commercial and Retail Leasing

Drafting and negotiating commercial and retail leases on behalf of landlords and tenants.

Purchase and Sale of Property

Assistance on purchasing or selling commercial, industrial or residential property including due diligence and vendor disclosure (both sides of the transaction).

Residential Conveyancing

We boast an outstanding depth of experience with the issues faced by clients purchasing and selling residential property, we look after the entire conveyancing process from start to finish.

Lease, Tenancy and Property Disputes

Advising landlords and tenants on tenancy laws in the case of a tenancy dispute, and representing them before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) where necessary.

Construction and Development

Advising and assisting owners, developers, sub/contractors, suppliers, consultants and other stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.

Property Development and Finance

We have experience in all facets of development and investment financing, having acted on large and complex development projects for developers, landowners, government authorities and corporations.

Strata Development

Tailored legal advice for a range of strata law matters including crafting appropriate strata schemes and by-laws, building disputes, defective building works, Owners Corporation matters and more. 

Property Disputes

Acting for vendors and purchasers in property disputes, including breach of sale disputes.

Strata Disputes

Representing owners’ corporations, executive committees or individual owners in strata dispute.

Tax Planning

Advising on some of the taxation implications of the sale or purchase of real estate, including GST, stamp duty and land tax obligations.

SMSF Purchases

Given the strict legal requirements regarding the types of properties that can be purchased in an SMSF, we assist clients with property acquisition strategies for their SMSF.

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Construction and Infrastructure team

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