Nafsika is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Property Law Specialist and a past Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year.

Nafsika confidently advises clients, investors and developers on all aspects of property transactions throughout their lifecycle, including real estate acquisitions, dispositions, developments, security documents and commercial and retail leases.

She has breadth of property knowledge, regularly acting on transactions across a variety of property types, including residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use, off the plan, vacant land and land subdivisions.

Nafsika has a particular expertise in air rights in Victoria. She has acted on numerous prominent transactions for leading developers, as well as authoring publications and speaking at conferences informing other legal practitioners about air rights.

She quickly understands complex issues and displays exceptional commercial acumen. Meticulous, hard working and personable, Nafsika adopts a positive and proactive approach to all matters. She is able to identify potential risks for her clients and proposes methods to successfully overcome them.

Nafsika is bilingual, with Greek being her second language. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking (and eating) good food, travelling and keeping active.

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Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
  • Accredited Property Law Specialist, Law Institute of Victoria, 2017
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria Property & Commercial Tenancy Law Advisory Committee
  • Member of Southern Solicitors Group
  • Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year, Law Council of Australia, 2017
  • Winner Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards, Category: Construction and Real Estate, 2018

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Property & Development

Option Deeds: What are they and Potential Risks

Contracts of Sale are utilised by the parties to record their agreement to sell and/or buy a property Depending on the...
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Property & Development / Commercial Contracts & Agreements / Small to Medium Enterprises

COVID-19 Clauses in Contracts of Sale

The uncertainty and instability of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, as Melbourne endures lockdown 60 and other parts of...
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Property & Development / Developments / Real Estate Agents

First Home Owners Guide: What You Need to Know

First Home Owners: there are many things for you to think about – what suburb you want to live in, what type of...
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Property & Development / Developments

Sale of Land Amendment Act: What You Need To Know

The Act implements key outcomes of the Consumer Property Law Review’s examination of the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic)...
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Property & Development / Developments

PEXA electronic conveyancing in, paper-based settlements out from 1 October 2018.

As of 1 October 2018, paper-based settlements are no more and almost all property transactions in Victoria must be...
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Property & Development / Developments / Real Estate Agents

Developers – Are you ready for 1 July 2018? New GST withholding regime for residential property transactions

From 1 July 2018, the new GST withholding regime requires purchasers of new residential premises or potential...
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Leasing & Lease Disputes / Property & Development / Developments

Update – Residential Tenancies Act Reform

On 8 October 2017 the Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews announced an initial set of reforms which the government...
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Mortgages, Loans & Finance / Property & Development / Developments

Changes to the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Regime – effective 1 July 2017

On 9 May 2017 the Federal Government announced proposed changes to the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding...
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Property & Development / Developments

“The Sky is Not Only the Limit, It’s the Solution” | Air Rights in Victoria: What Are They & Why Acquire Them

For the most part, owners maintain ownership of both the physical land and the air rights above it and do not sever the...
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Property & Development / Developments

Developers Alert | New Infrastructure Contributions Plan System effective from 27 October 2016

The Victorian Government notes that the purpose of the new ICP system is to ensure: A more consistent and transparent...
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Property & Development

The CBD Game Has Changed: Permanent and Tighter Planning Controls To Be Introduced by September 2016

Background On 26 April 2016, Mr Wynne released Melbourne Planning Scheme Amendment C270, which will replace Amendment...
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Commercial Law / Hospitality, Gaming & Liquor Licensing

Do I need a permit for a Trade Promotion Lottery? The approach in Victoria and interstate

The approach in Victoria From 20 June 2015 the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Vic) (“the Act”) was amended to remove...
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