Nick has built a reputation as an outstanding property development lawyer, advising on all types of property developments in the residential, industrial and commercial sectors. He is commercial in his approach and brings energy, focus and a measured perspective to the projects he works on.
He acts for private and institutional clients across a range of property development work, including acquisitions, disposals, development structuring, development agreements, agreements for lease and lease and owners corporation advice and structuring.
Advising on its Victorian land portfolio. Nick has acted for AVJennings for many years, including overseeing the project delivery and conveyancing work for its masterplanned community projects Lyndarum, Hazelcroft and Waterline Place. This has involved negotiating various development structuring documents with landowners, including development agreements, project management agreements and options.
AVID Property Group
Acting for AVID Property Group on its industrial and residential land portfolio in Victoria, including advising the sale of its Evans Park, Bloomdale and Link 360 industrial precincts.
Cadence Property Group
Acting for Cadence Property Group in a number of Victorian acquisitions and fund through deals for industrial and office development projects, including the group’s acquisition of a 50 hectare industrial subdivision site in Truganina.
Mirvac and VIP joint venture
Acting for a Mirvac and VIP joint venture in the development of Woodlea master planned community in Rockbank of approximately 7,000 dwellings
Acting for Stockland on its Victorian industrial portfolio, including leasing work relating to existing Victorian assets and sales of the off-the-plan product at its 260HA Melbourne Business Park
Maddocks announces promotions, appoints new partners
Stuart Napthali and Nick Sparks have been appointed as partners of the firm
Developers and Homes for Homes (Victoria) – how you can be involved
Homes for Homes is an independent not-for-profit established to generate funding to build social & affordable housing
Discretionary trusts used to acquire Victorian residential property – risk of Additional 8% duty
The State Revenue Office has changed the way discretionary trusts are characterised for purposes of FPAD