Lisa has more than 25 years’ experience in a wide range of commercial property transactions acting for major government and corporate clients. Her areas of expertise include sales and acquisitions of industrial and commercial real estate, commercial leasing, real estate development and the real estate aspects of infrastructure projects.
Lisa is committed to the delivery of client service to the highest standard and achieving practical commercial outcomes for her clients who include:
- Commonwealth of Australia
- Transport for NSW
- NSW Ports
- Roads and Maritime Services
- UrbanGrowth NSW.
Lisa joined Maddocks in March 2011, after more than 15 years as a partner at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst). Her experience has involved undertaking and supervising the negotiation of real estate aspects of major transactions and infrastructure projects, conducting comprehensive due diligence investigations and the co-ordination and project management of major matters involving multi-disciplinary and cross-jurisdictional teams.
Significant Leadership Positions
While a partner of Blake Dawson, Lisa held a number of senior management roles, including Sydney Managing Partner and Executive Partner with responsibility for Property Projects and Government and people development strategies. She was an elected member of the Blake Dawson board for four years.
In 2004, Lisa completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD in France and, in 2006, the Australian Institute of Company Directors course. She is Chairman of the Benevolent Society and a trustee of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.
Lisa has acted extensively for a number of pro bono clients, including Habitat for Humanity and Aboriginal Housing Company. She co-ordinates the Sydney pro bono program at Maddocks, which includes a weekly clinic at the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service in Surry Hills.
Other Relevant Information
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Property Institute.
- The Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers in the category of Real Property Law from 2016 – 2018.
- Doyle’s Guide 2016 – recommended as a leading lawyer in Property and Real Estate.
- Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015/2016 – recommended for Real Estate.
- Chambers Asia Pacific 2015 – recommended for Real Estate.