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Arnold Bloch Leibler

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 2AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Arnold Bloch Leibler is well respected for its comprehensive offering covering commercial property acquisitions, joint ventures, developments and disposals as well as related matters such as stamp duty and planning. Serves an impressive clientele of domestic and international property developers, investors and trusts, including both publicly listed entities and large private companies. Well-integrated partnership with access to quality resources for property financing, construction and taxation. Notable clients include Charter Hall, Impact Investment Group and Riverlee.

Strengths

A source praises the team's "breadth and depth of services and expertise," going on add: "They are highly responsive, and they are strong strategic thinkers."

Another client comments: "They are experts in this field, which gives us a great deal of confidence. They are always available and when the need arises they go the extra mile to get the job done."

Work highlights

Arnold Bloch Leibler acted for Riverlee in relation to the development of the Lovely Banks residential project, a proposed suburb covering about 1,500 hectares in northern Geelong.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Caplan acts for investment funds and property groups on the purchase and sale of properties across Australia. He is described by a client as "available, timely and responsive," and also "highly intelligent, skilful, experienced, very commercial and a very clear communicator."

Ken Gray frequently acts for clients on the acquisition and disposal of properties, as well as on leasing. He is recognised as "probably the most well-known property partner in Australia" by market sources. A client notes: "He has a breadth of knowledge from many years practising in the industry; we would not undertake a major property transaction without his input."

Tyrone McCarthy frequently assists property groups on their investments, handling property acquisitions and disposals. A client notes that his strengths reside "in his ability to synthesise complex commercial arrangements into simple legal agreements."

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Australia

Real Estate


Jonathan Caplan
Band 4
Ken Gray
Band 1
Tyrone McCarthy
Up and Coming