Property developers

We have the broad knowledge and technical expertise to assist you in property development.

Our property team has broad knowledge and technical expertise to assist you.

We deliver practical and innovative solutions at all stages of the development cycle.

Our experience includes:

  • Large-scale and boutique strata-titled projects, both residential and commercial
  • Broadacre land developments
  • Joint venture and shareholder agreements
  • Acquisition of land for development
  • Regulatory approvals and conditions
  • Finance for property projects
  • Easements, restrictive covenants, applications for registration of plans and new titles.

Bulk settlements

Our size and resources enable us to handle large volumes of settlements with ease, efficiency and accuracy.  We will negotiate a discount on our flat rate settlement fees for developers who require bulk settlements.


Competitive prices

We will tailor our services and costs to meet your requirements and project budget. We prefer to quote specific amounts for defined services.

Buying in Perth settlement lawyer

Application for new titles: $500 + GST

Once you receive the Western Australian Planning Commission’s approval, we will:

  • prepare the Application documents, arrange for you to sign them and lodge at Landgate; and
  • notify you once Landgate issues the new titles.

Our fixed fee excludes:

  • liaising with encumbrance holders – add $500 + GST per encumbrance;
  • disposition or transfer of land;
  • disbursements – these are government and bank fees which we pay and you must reimburse us. All disbursements are charged at cost.

For complex applications, we will give you a written quote in advance.

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Selling in Perth settlement lawyer

Off-the-plan sale contract: from $2,500 + GST

We can prepare your off-the-plan contract for the sale of built strata properties or vacant land subdivisions, whether survey-strata or deposited plan.

Our fixed fee includes:

  • taking your instructions; and
  • preparing a draft pro-forma sale contract.

Our fixed fee excludes:

  • disbursements – these are government fees, which we pay and you must reimburse us. All disbursements are charged at cost.

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Our experience and advanced technology enable us to provide great service at competitive prices.

We’re independent of sales agentsWe act for you only. We don’t pay kickbacks or spotters’ fees.
Benefit from our experienceWe’re a law firm with more than 30 years’ experience in property law.


Our bright and highly trained team members will anticipate your needs and exceed your expectations.


We're available to take your call 7 days a week
Call (08) 9220 4430


We will respond to your online enquiry within one business day
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Legal Practitioner Director
Michael Hodgkins
Legal Practitioner Director

(08) 9220 4455

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Senior Associate
Lucy Dickens
Senior Associate

(08) 9220 4401

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Team leader
Laura Gaunt
Team leader

(08) 9220 4414

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Legal executive
Thomas White
Legal executive

(08) 9220 4418

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Accountant and analyst
Hayes Ling
Accountant and analyst

(08) 9220 4406

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Chris Hansord
Administration Manager

08 9220 4415

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