Real Estate Tax

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Why should you choose our real estate tax lawyers to minimise your execution risk and deliver your complex deals? With a long track record in the real estate industry, our team have a clear understanding of our clients’ commercial concerns and the assets underlying their deals.

And, because of our experience in developing cross-border investment structures, we’re ready to jump when any of our clients push the ‘go’ button on their international investment strategies.

From the use of funds as acquisition vehicles for development projects to local land tax issues, we cover the spectrum of real estate tax issues. This offering is overlaid over our strong commercial real estate, funds, regulatory capability, enabling us to provide a co-ordinated ‘single desk’ service and market leading documentation.

The areas of real estate tax law we advise on include:

  • Foreign investment
  • Joint ventures
  • Onshore/offshore structures and choosing the right vehicle
  • Stamp duty, land tax and other indirect and direct taxes (e.g. value-added tax; capital gains tax)
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Capital allowances
  • Investment, trading and development
  • Premiums
  • Lease variations
  • Student accommodation.
"A combination of strong commercial logic applied to complex issues, whilst ensuring the legal position is well covered."


We have a full team specialising in this area.

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Recognising the recent increase in foreign investment in Victoria, the government proposes two key tax changes.

05 May 2015

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