Complete property dispute solutions

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Facilitating resolution in property disputes

We have expertise in facilitating the resolution of a wide variety of commercial property disputes, including those relating to real estate sales and acquisitions; commercial, industrial and retail leasing disputes; mortgage and property defaults, and title disputes (encroachments, caveats, rights of way and easements).

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How we can help you

We act for landlords or tenants in various retail lease disputes, which are subject to specific statutory requirements and procedures. This includes disputes relating to:

  • Rent arrears
  • Rent reviews
  • Make good and maintenance obligations
  • Damage and destruction to premises
  • Shop fit out and alterations
  • Lease renewals and options
  • Tenancy relations
  • Compensation claims

We have experience in making and answering applications in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the current forum for handling these disputes.

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Why mediation is a good option

Mediation is often the most cost-effective means of resolving a property dispute. We have significant experience in assisting clients to resolve property disputes by way of mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

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When litigation is needed

Our specialist team has extensive experience in all major aspects of large-scale property litigation.  We will work closely with you to understand the situation and provide clear, transparent and practical advice that you can understand.

We have successfully:

  • Pursued large Supreme Court trials, arguing with other developers over who had the right to purchase large development sites under a number of contracts
  • Represented developers in the Supreme Court in joint venture disputes
  • Prosecuted claims for developers against builders who have fraudulently overcharged for building work
  • Defended claims brought by builders and contractors seeking to claim monies over and above the agreed contract price
  • Advised and represented developers in relation to attempts by off the plan purchasers to get out of their purchase contracts
  • Dealt with claims by the Tax Office against development companies
  • Made claims against the State of Queensland for compensation for compulsory acquisition and resumption in the Lands Court.
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Plan your next move

Call us today to find out how we can help you with your property litigation case.

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Don’t wait any longer to get the right advice

All of our lawyers are highly specialised and experienced in their area of law
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