Areas of Practice


Torrens Legal industry knowledge and experience is guaranteed when providing advice on a diverse range of legal issues involved in property investment, sales, development and construction.

Our Property services include:

  • Contracts, land use and loan documents:
    • Preparation of land use and control documents such as easements, restrictive covenants and notifications.
    • Drafting and providing advice on loan, mortgage, guarantees and caveat documents.
    • Contract of sale preparation and review (residential, industrial, vacant and retail properties including off the plan sales contracts for strata title and green-field developments).
  • Development matters:
    • Legal due diligence.
    • Assisting with planning approvals and meeting conditions imposed by approvals.
    • Preparation and review of development agreements, joint venture agreements and commercial contracts.
  • Strata title advice and document preparation including management statements.
  • Providing advice and preparation of scheme documents relating to tourism resorts and serviced apartment projects including management rights schemes.
  • Subdivision advice and document preparation and registration.
  • Preparation and review of building contracts.
  • Leasing matters:
    • Negotiation, preparation and review of leases (commercial, retail shop, industrial, agricultural, tourism and vacant land).
    • Preparation and review of assignment, extension/renewal, surrender and variation of lease documents.
    • Providing advice on and preparing documents for subletting matters.
    • Registration and protection of leasehold interests.
    • Advising of potential defaults and preparation of notices of default.
  • Settlements and Conveyancing:
    • Conveyancing and settlement services for all types of property or business transactions including acting for developers on subdivision projects.
    • Preparation and registration of Landgate documents including applications for missing titles, deceased estates, family transfers, change of name applications and subdivision applications.
    • Transfer duty advice