Ron has had over 30 years practice in the legal profession and specializes in property, developments, finance, business and leasing law.

Ron’s clients include large corporations and individuals that rely on him for all aspects of their legal work. This ranges from property, business and commercial law dealings and transactions, including but not limited to multi-unit and “off the plan” residential and commercial developments, commercial and retail leasing including shopping centres, malls and shopping strips and industrial properties(acting for both landlord and tenant), property purchase and sales (including residential, commercial/industrial and multi-unit developments), finance and mortgages (acting for lenders and borrowers), finance advice and documentation, sales and purchases of business, business and trust structures, joint ventures, GST and stamp duty issues and advice, contracts and agreements as well as providing general legal advice on many other wider aspects of the law.

Ron is dedicated to providing cost effective professional service to his clients in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.

Outside the law firm, Ron enjoys AFL Football, sports and fitness, a good coffee, and spending time with his family.

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work
- Colin Powell

Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws/Economics, Monash University, 1985
  • Member of Law Institute of Victoria

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Business Law / Property & Development / International Investors

Self-Managed Superannuation Funds and Property Investment Part 1: Using Borrowed Funds for Real Property Investment

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Business Law / Intellectual Property

Are you Aware of the New Cyber Security Legislation?

As a result, the Australian government has now introduced new legislation which comes into effect on 22 February 2018...
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Property & Development / Developments / Covenants & Easements

What to look for when purchasing land

A legal review of the Contract documents will, amongst other things, identify any restrictions affecting the land,...
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Wills, Estates & Probate

Who Gets What? Specific Gifts in Wills

Some common pitfalls include: Ambiguously identifying a specific gift so that the executor cannot readily ascertain...
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Employment Law

When “Super” may not be so Super

In either case, in the event of a Member’s death, the amount which has accumulated, known as the Death Benefit, may...
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Property & Development / Developments / Real Estate Agents

Part II: Choosing the Right Structure to Purchase your Property | Purchaser Nominations

It is preferable to identify the appropriate purchasing entity before a Contract of Sale is entered However, in many...
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Property & Development / Real Estate Agents

Part I: Choosing the Right Structure to Purchase your Property

There are some essential issues to consider when determining the right structure Some issues to consider when...
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Developments / Real Estate Agents / Property & Development

Buyers and Sellers Beware: New Capital Gains Tax Holding Regime

In summary, amendments made to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) requires all Purchasers of real estate for...
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Wills, Estates & Probate / Health & Aged Care

Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs

If you are planning on making a Will with the intention of benefiting a severely disabled beneficiary (whether...
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Business Law / Small to Medium Enterprises

Don’t put off getting your business into shape

This blog is a brief overview of some of the important legal considerations for business owners when running their...
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Wills, Estates & Probate / Family Law

Wills, marriage and divorce

Pursuant to Section 13 of the Wills Act, 1997, a Will is revoked by the marriage of the Testator Therefore, if you...
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Wills, Estates & Probate

International Wills

In order for this to apply, there are additional formal requirements that must be followed when making a Will in...
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