Tisher Liner FC Law is one of the leading property law teams in Victoria. Led by two Accredited Property Law specialists, the team comprises expert property lawyers and conveyancers with a wealth of knowledge. TLFC has acted, and continues to act for clients in numerous landmark developments from inception to completion. There is no property matter that we have not handled.

Tisher Liner FC Law provides a full range of property law and development services to its clients. This includes conducting simple residential conveyancing matters through to large-scale property developments, which involve preparing master contracts, joint venture agreements and associated finance documentation.

We have significant experience in acting for developers and assist developers with:

  • Purchase agreements and options for purchase of land including due diligence services;
  • Matters relating to Air Rights;
  • Planning matters at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal;
  • Structuring advice and preparing and reviewing development structure documents such as joint ventures, partnerships, shareholder and unitholder agreements;
  • Senior debt, mezzanine and second mortgage funding;
  • Preparation of master contracts and conveyancing of sale of lots in developments;
  • Preparation of contracts with multiple owners selling multiple parcels in one lot to a developer;
  • Property disputes;
  • Adverse possession and title issues;
  • Creation and variation of easements and restrictive covenants;
  • Section 173 agreements;
  • FIRB Issues;
  • Land tax and stamp duty issues;
  • Owners corporation issues;
  • Agreement for leases and leases;
  • Licences of common property.

We deal with matters for developers with sites ranging from 2 lot subdivisions to apartment buildings with 700+ lots, greenfield sites and estate development.

We also have extensive experience in preparing and reviewing agreements and structuring development opportunities in developments such as:

  • Caretaking agreements;
  • Facility management agreements;
  • Owners corporation manager appointments and authorities;
  • Sale of management rights and compliance with developers obligations in light of the Community Association DP 270180 v Arrow Asset Management Pty Ltd [2007] NSWSC 527 case;
  • Sale of rent rolls;
  • Exclusive letting rights;
  • Exclusive management rights;
  • Embedded network rights for electricity, gas, hot water and solar power including installation, management and operation;
  • Agreements with utility and service providers;
  • NBN infrastructure agreements;
  • Licensing of storage cages, car parks, courtyards, office space, compressors and other services;
  • Retail and commercial leases;
  • Creation of owners corporation rules;
  • Rooming house operations;
  • Serviced apartment operators;
  • Retirement villages;
  • Caravan Parks;
  • Shopping centres;
  • Child care facilities.

A number of our principals sit on property law committees. This ensures our team remains up to date with the frequent changes to the law, so that we can pre-empt industry shifts or developments our clients may encounter.

Tisher Liner FC Law also has a leading owners corporation division. For details of the services we provide owners corporations and their managers click here.

 

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions on Air Rights.

Our Experts

View All
Principal BEc, LLB, LLM

Michael Fetter

Michael Fetter has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 2020/2021 in the category of Commercial Law Find the...
Principal Accredited Property Law Specialist

Jonathan Tisher

Jonathan Tisher has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 in the category of Real...
Principal BEc, LLB

Ron Cohen

Ron’s clients include large corporations and individuals that rely on him for all aspects of their legal...
Principal Accredited Property Law Specialist

Frank Tisher OAM

Frank specialises in drafting contractual documentation and in dealing with complex aspects of Property law including...
Principal LLB

Alan Goldstone OAM

Alan Goldstone practises predominantly in the commercial world and is a specialist in business sales and acquisitions,...
Principal LLB (Hons), BCom

Phillip Leaman

Phillip Leaman has been recognised on the Best Lawyers List for 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 years in the category of...
Special Counsel

Colin McCaul

He regularly advises on all property related matters including residential and commercial property sales and purchases,...
Senior Associate BA, LLB

Jeremy Quah

Jeremy has extensive experience in advising small and medium size enterprises on general commercial matters including...
Senior Associate BA, LLB

Julia Thermos

Julia Thermos’ work includes residential and commercial acquisitions, disposals, property development,...
Senior Associate Accredited Property Law Specialist

Nafsika Palbas

Nafsika Palbas confidently advises clients, investors and developers on real estate acquisitions, dispositions,...
Senior Associate B.Bus (Singapore), LLB

Marilyn Wai

With a background in international tax and GST, she is a trusted legal advisor to many private and high net worth...
Associate LLB, BA, GDLP

Sophie Chessells

Sophie Chessells brings experience in Owners Corporation Law to her general property portfolio allowing her to actively...

Related Articles

View All
Property & Development

Further announcements concerning the Victorian budget for 2021-2022. What are they?

The State Government has now released further announcements concerning the Victorian budget for 2021-2022 in...
Read More
Property & Development

2021/2022 Victorian budget, overview on how the changes to taxes will affect the property market

Land Tax Increases to land tax will be raised for properties worth more than $18 million from 1 January 2022 Land tax...
Read More
Property & Development / Real Estate Agents

Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic). What do the changes mean for real estate agents, landlords and tenants?

The amendments come into effect 29 March 2021 and are intended to make renting residential property fairer and safer in...
Read More
Property & Development / Leasing & Lease Disputes / Owners Corporations & Strata

Head leases and the Retail Leases Act 2003

In the recent case of Izett St Pty Ltd v Applgold Pty Ltd (Building and Property) [2021] VCAT 174 (3 March 2021, Senior...
Read More
Property & Development

Due Diligence – Interview with Ron Cohen

Principal, Ron Cohen was recently interviewed to discuss the reasons why it is important to have a good property...
Read More
Franchising & Licensing / Leasing & Lease Disputes / Property & Development

Amendments to the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

In this blog, we have referred to the original regulations[1] as the “Principal Regulations” and the amending...
Read More
Leasing & Lease Disputes / Property & Development / Real Estate Agents

COVID-19 and the New Changes to Leasing

Additional measures are being introduced in relation to commercial tenancies, including the following: An extension to...
Read More
Leasing & Lease Disputes / Property & Development / Real Estate Agents

COVID-19 Lease Update – The Regulations are in. It’s time to negotiate in good faith

The Covid-19 Omnibus (Emergence Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 (“the...
Read More
Leasing & Lease Disputes / Real Estate Agents / Property & Development

COVID-19 and Leases – The Legislation has arrived. What now?

On 24 April 2020 the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (“the Act”) passed Victorian Parliament What is...
Read More
Leasing & Lease Disputes / Property & Development / Real Estate Agents

COVID-19 | Landlords and Tenants what do you do?

The Prime Minister has just announced a COVID-19 Mandatory Code for Commercial Tenancies But what is it and how is it...
Read More
Property & Development / Developments

GST easy as 1-2-3

Here are the top three questions we get asked by clients when it comes to GST and property   1 Is GST payable when...
Read More
Property & Development / Real Estate Agents / Leasing & Lease Disputes

The Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019: What do the proposed changes mean for landlords and tenants of retail premises?

The Retail Leases Act 2003 (the “Act”) as presently drafted is intended to provide certainty and fairness in retail...
Read More