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Real Estate & Commercial Law


Barry.Nilsson.'s Real Estate & Commercial team is highly regarded in the market for our strategic and holistic approach to transactions. For more than 30 years, we’ve worked alongside some of Queensland and Australia’s major property owners and developers, shopping centre managers, domestic and regional airports, sporting associations and more. From new project developments to retail and commercial leasing, we know how to get the deal done quickly and accurately, and to help ensure our clients’ commercial success.

How can we assist you?

We provide an end-to-end business advisory service that focuses on providing our clients with commercially realistic and pragmatic advice.

We’re also very strategic in our approach and always look at the ‘big picture’. In short, we use our legal analytical abilities, as well as our commercial acumen, both to understand our clients’ objectives and to devise a clear plan for achieving them.

When necessary, we prepare bespoke documents for our clients. We understand that every transaction is unique, and that property and commercial matters often require more than a one-size-fits-all approach.

When working with clients, we:

  • Investigate all the options and make practical recommendations so that the client can make the best decisions for the business environment in which they are operating
  • Ensure that they understand which options are feasible and where they may need to compromise in order to get the desired commercial result
  • Provide advice that fits into the bigger picture by working with other service providers to ensure that the strategy we’ve devised for the client’s business is consistent and capable of being implemented
  • Keep them updated on a regular basis
  • Avoid expensive delays whenever possible.

To find out more, meet our Real Estate & Commercial team and sign up for our Insights.

Industry Recognition

Barry.Nilsson. is recognised in Doyle’s Guide as one of Brisbane’s leading Property & Real Estate Law Firms.

Freeda Stevenson is recognised as a Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers in Doyle’s Guide and in Best Lawyers for Real Property Law.

Clive Nichol is recognised as a Leading Leasing Lawyer and a Recommended Property & Real Estate Lawyer in Doyle’s Guide. He is also listed in Best Lawyers for Leasing Law.

Where we can help
  • Acquisitions & Disposals
  • Shopping Centres
  • Property Development
  • Retail Leasing
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Business Transactions
  • Airports
  • Marinas
  • Franchising
  • Business Structures
  • Building Works Agreements
  • Insurance Advice
  • Funding Arrangements.
Who we work with

We work with a range of clients, including:

  • Shopping centre owners
  • Property developers
  • Owners of commercial properties
  • Mum and dad investors
  • Small-to-medium enterprises
  • Franchisors
  • Marina operators
  • Airport operators.

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