I strive for excellence. I believe near enough is simply not good enough.

Andrew in 60 seconds

Andrew is a member of our Board. He specialises in both advice and transactional aspects of property law and is a trusted adviser to a range of clients including fund managers, financial institutions, restructuring and insolvency practitioners and developers.

Andrew regularly advises on the development, acquisition and disposal of industrial, retail and commercial properties, negotiating development agreements, joint venture documents and management agreements and commercial and industrial leases.

His clients include Goodman, GPT, Eureka, Dexus, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Volkswagen Group.

Andrew's career highlights all involve projects directed at transforming communities. He is delighted to be working alongside GPT on its community focussed projects at Rouse Hill Town Centre and Newcastle CBD. Andrew has also assisted the New South Wales State Government on its world-class Bays Precinct Urban Transformation Program.

Qualifications

  • BA LLB

    International experience

    Andrew previously worked at Russell McVeagh, a leading law firm in New Zealand

Independent Recognition

  • Listed a Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2017, 2016 and 2015
  • Listed as an expert in Real Property Law in Best Lawyers since 2014
  • Listed in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 as a real estate lawyer who is regarded by clients as a "very talented practitioner."
  • Recommended in Doyle's Guide to Australia's Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers. He has been commended by clients as "an expert lawyer with a phenomenal work ethic."

Industry associations

  • Property Council of Australia;

Andrew's Recent Experience

Eureka

Leading our team on Eureka's divestment of a portfolio of five hotel assets located in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT.

Goodman

Advising Goodman on its acquisition, development and property management and services agreements and complex agreements for lease, including at Bungarribee Industrial Estate in New South Wales.

GPT

Representing GPT in relation to the acqusition of the Sharp Corporation office, warehouse and showroom facility at Huntingwood, New South Wales.

GPT

Advising GPT in connection with its proposed urban renewal of the Newcastle central business district in a joint undertaking with the NSW State Government.

Wealth Management arm of Big 4 Bank

Assisting with the disposal of a portfolio of 5 commercial office assets for in excess of $270m.