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Property & Projects

Hillhouse has the experience and legal knowledge to deal with your property and project needs, from the smallest residential development to large mixed use developments. We will assist you to see that your commercial objectives are achieved from the inception of a project to its ultimate completion. We are ready to support you with quick, meaningful and strategic advice in respect to all facets of undertaking projects in Queensland and elsewhere, whether it be structuring advice, development site acquisition, financing arrangements, "off the plan" sales or the preparation and negotiation of construction and other commercial contracts associated with the development.


  • Investment structures
  • Large and small scale property development
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Construction and building contracts
  • Community title developments
  • Development management agreements
  • Property taxation including GST, stamp duty and land tax
  • Statutory valuation, objections and appeals
  • Resumption claims
  • Infrastructure agreements
  • Leasing: commercial, retail and industrial
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Due diligence management
  • Real estate agency compliance
  • Conveyancing
  • Sustainable property development and management, including Green leases
  • Tourism developments including marinas and resorts

Our Capability

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Client Feedback

Our approachable manner allows us to work in partnership with clients to provide tailored legal solutions which meet their needs, and we keep them informed every step of the way. The testimonials below provide insight to the engaged client experience we deliver.

I have known the Head of Property at Hillhouse for over 25 years, and as my personal lawyer and my companies' lawyer I hold him in the highest regard personally and professionally. Hillhouse consistently demonstrate their professionalism and experti...

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