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Bachelor of Economics
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor Arts (Hons)
Master of Laws
Doctor of Philosophy
Admitted as a Solicitor in New South Wales and England Wales
Member of the NSW Law Society Property Law, Ethics and In-House Counsel Committees
Member of NSW Law Society Property Law Specialist Accreditation Committee
Member of the Australian Property Law Bulletin Editorial Committee and contributor to the Bulletin
Joint Contributor to Thomson Reuters ACP Commercial and Retail Leasing precedents, Commercial and Retail Leases in Australia Online and Annotated Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW)
Joint Contributor LexisNexis Conveyancing Precedents

Practice Focus

  • Retail Leasing
  • Commercial and Industrial Leasing
  • Acquisitions and Disposals of Commercial Property
  • Property Advice
  • Joint Ventures / Development Agreements=


Professional Background

With many years’ experience in Sydney commercial law firms including Abbott Tout and as Senior Legal Counsel Commercial Property Stockland and Lead Lawyer / Senior Property Lawyer Woolworths Group, Stephen has a breadth and depth of knowledge in the commercial property field which is matched by few.  His practice includes not only transactional and advice work.  He has also resettled leasing and property base documents for both Stockland and Woolworths Group. In 2016 he was named by Doyles as one of Australia’s best in-house property and real estate lawyers.  Stephen’s extensive knowledge and experience in-house enables him to provide a unique practical perspective to commercial real estate transactions