Property

We're experts in the full spectrum of property transactions.

Hunt & Hunt takes a commercial and practical approach to property matters. We have a rich history partnering with clients on all legal matters that apply to the property sector. From project inception through to completion and ongoing management, our focus is to add value beyond purely our technical expertise.

Our client base comprises developers; local and international investors; owners; landlords; property funds, not-for-profits, and all levels of government – local, state and Commonwealth as well as government agencies and statutory authorities.

From asset protection, comprehensive advice on transactions, implementation of strategies and structures that minimise property tax, to high volume conveyancing; our team is able to provide solutions that are practical and cost effective.

Our expertise spans the full spectrum of property sector transactions including:

  • Acquisitions and sales, including due diligence and report preparation
  • Agribusiness
  • Building and construction contracts
  • Compulsory acquisition
  • Conveyancing
  • Crown land leasing
  • Leasing and licensing, including retail leasing and liquor licensing
  • Native Title
  • Owners corporation rules and disputes
  • Planning and environmental law
  • Property management and development
  • Property trusts and joint venture structures
  • State taxes, GST and capital gains tax advice
  • Subdivisions, including community title
  • Syndicated property investments
  • Valuation disputes
  • Water law sales and purchases.

Latest Insights

Building Orders – a limitation on Municipal Building Surveyor powers

February 3, 2023

When a Victorian Council undertakes an inspection of a property, it may discover building works that do not comply with the Building Act 1993 (Vic) (the Act) and Building Regulations 2018  (Vic) (the Regulations) and…

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Property Gifted in Will Sold Prior to Death

January 23, 2023

Every so often a Will maker leaves a specific gift in their Will and at the time of death it is no longer owned by the Will maker. This specific gift fails for “ademption”. What…

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Winds of Change – Victorian Government introduces new Windfall Gains Tax

January 10, 2023

Windfall Gains Tax is a new Victorian State Government tax on land set to be introduced from 1 July 2023. The tax will be triggered where the value of land increases ‘due to the actions…

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