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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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ASIC doubles the participation limits for share purchase plans September 11, 2019

ASIC has remade its class order that provides ASX-listed issuers of shares and interests under purchase plans with relief from the requirement to prepare a disclosure document on substantially similar terms to the previous instrument, … Continued

Lindsay Sheather Special Counsel


Lindsay has more than 12 years’ experience specialising in all aspects of commercial real estate transactional and advice work and has acted on various aspects of property transactions, including commercial and residential disposals and acquisitions (including distressed assets), property management and commercial, industrial telecommunications and retail leasing (on both the landlord and tenant side).

Lindsay’s clients include property developers, major corporations and property trusts. She also works closely with the firm’s corporate team, carrying out property due diligence and advising on major business transactions.

She is also adept at carrying out other general property work including licensing, preparing and negotiating easements, other registered dealings and giving general commercial property advice.

Legal expertise

  • Land acquisition and disposals
  • Property development
  • Leading and licensing (commercial, industrial and retail)
  • Property management
  • Property due diligence

Relevant Experience

  • Roads and Maritime Services – acting in their lease of a heavy vehicle inspection bay within Sydney Airport and an agreement for lease and lease of commercial premises.
  • IBM – advising in its capacity as tenant and sub landlord in respect of various properties nationwide.
  • Lendlease – advising in its capacity as landlord on its industrial leasing at Silverwater, commercial leasing at various locations in NSW and providing general property management advice.
  • Optus – Advising in its capacity as tenant in respect of various telecommunications and retail leases nationwide.
  • Sydney Olympic Park Authority – acting on an agreement for lease and long term ground lease in relation to a parcel of land to be used as an educational facility.
  • Innogy SE – Acting on the acquisition of two solar projects in NSW.
  • Bayside Council – acting on the disposal of land, including the extinguishment of various easements and historical covenants on title, as well as the acquisition of land for future use as a road, and the closure and sale of Council owned roads to developers.
  • Central Coast Council – acting on various property matters, including historical title investigation and the closure of roads, as well as commercial and retail leasing issues.
  • Rissalah College – acting on the divestment of various commercial and residential properties, as well as the proposed acquisition of an educational facility.