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Steven Spyros
Telephone +61 2 8915 1036
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I act for a range of large institutional clients, large private client groups and high net worth individuals, including large scale real estate developers, construction companies, mezzanine and private lenders, hotel and serviced apartment operators and medium to large businesses.


I have extensive experience in real estate development transactions, structured property acquisitions and disposals, joint venture and project delivery structures, corporate and acquisition finance, project and real estate debt and equity finance and front end construction matters.


My focus is on delivering complex real estate investment and divestment transactions, with a strong emphasis on:

 

  • site acquisition and due diligence;
  • structured real estate transactions, including joint ventures, project delivery agreements, management and services agreements and option arrangements;
  • investment structures;
  • inbound foreign direct and indirect investment structuring and compliance advice;
  • title structuring advice, strata by-laws, community title schemes, residential land lease communities, building management statements and strata management statements;
  • the delivery of new town centres;
  • hotel investment and development transactions, including operator and management agreements;
  • off the plan sales and management; and
  • leasing and agreements for leases.


The other half of my practice consists of debt and equity finance transactions, particularly in the structured real estate financing space, including traditional construction financing, preference equity transactions, mezzanine financing and hybrid debt/equity investment products and related structuring.
 

Rankings:

 

  • Corporate LiveWire – Best Real Estate Lawyer, Australia – 2018 & 2019
  • Corporate LiveWire – Finance Lawyer of the Year, Australia – 2015 & 2016
  • Acquisitions International – Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Australia – 2015
  • Acquisitions International – Best in Corporate Acquisitions Finance Award, Australia – 2014

 

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

 

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales

 

 

My practice areas include:

 

  • Real estate
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Construction
  • FIRB, GST and land tax
 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

 

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales

 

 

Project delivery agreement
Acted for a consortium of landowners on a project delivery agreement for a $2.5b project in the inner-west of Sydney.
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Title structuring, joint venture and off the plan sales
Acted on the title structuring, joint venture and off the plan sales for a 750 apartment mixed use project in southern Sydney.
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Collective sale
Acted for a consortium of over 50 owners in relation to a collective sale.
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Development agreement
Acted in relation to the re-documentation and advice on a development agreement concerning a project for over 1500 new homes in western Sydney.
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Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

 

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales

 

 

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

 

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales