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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises Kidman Resources on its successful $776 million scheme of arrangement September 12, 2019

Thursday 12 September The Federal Court has today approved the $776 million acquisition of Kidman by Wesfarmers by way of a scheme of arrangement. Maddocks has advised Kidman over its growth story, from tenement acquisitions, … Continued

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New franchising disclosure document guidance – your document may not measure up September 18, 2019

Franchising in Australia is a sector under scrutiny. The sector has been digesting the content of the Fairness in Franchising report and the inter-agency Franchising Taskforce has been established. In the meantime, the Australian Competition … Continued

Clare Batrouney Special Counsel

Background

Clare has more than 15 years’ experience acting for government and corporate clients in all areas of commercial property transactions, including property redevelopment projects, the disposal and acquisition of land, leasing and subdivisions.

Clare’s existing clients include statutory bodies, local government, water authorities, religious organisations and private investors.   Clare regularly provides strategic advice to clients on complex property transactions.

Clare focuses strongly on all aspects of client service delivery and provides practical and clear advice to her clients.

Legal Expertise

  • Land acquisition (by agreement and compulsory process)
  • Development agreements and joint venture agreements
  • Contract negotiation and s 173 agreements
  • Tendering and expressions of interest processes
  • Strategic advice on disposal of surplus land assets
  • Leasing (including retail) and licensing
  • Property due diligence
  • Subdivision and consolidation (including air space and subterranean rights), roads, public highways and road discontinuances