Michelle is a property law expert who advises clients in the development and infrastructure sectors. She acts for residential, industrial and commercial developers, resources and infrastructure operators, government authorities and various corporations, particularly in Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and Sydney.
Michelle has extensive experience across all aspects of property and development related transactions including due diligence, sales and acquisitions, put and call options, leases and licences, easements and restrictive covenants, legal master planning and titling.
She has knowledge across all types of freehold and leasehold title in New South Wales including torrens, strata and community, and old system titles.
Michelle is known for taking a whole of project approach and working closely with her clients throughout the development process from initial due diligence through to finalisation of documentation and project completion. Her in depth knowledge of property law and attention to detail enables the best possible outcomes for her clients.
Hunter Development Corporation
Advised on the sale of sites to the University of Newcastle for expansion of the CBD Campus.
Aurizon Operations Limited
Advised on the development of a number of rail facilities including the Hexham Train Support Facility including land acquisition and sale, leases, licences, easement negotiations with statutory service providers and old system titling issues.
Miller Property Group
Assisted with the strata documentation for the Verve Apartments, a mixed use residential commercial development in the Newcastle CBD.
Cobbora Holding Company
Advised on the acquisition and subsequent divestment of rural land required for the development of a proposed coal mine by the NSW Government.
The Stevens Group
Advised on a community title residential development on the NSW Central Coast.
Newcastle Permanent Building Society
Advised on commercial and retail leasing as both landlord and tenant for branch and ATM purposes.