Area of Practice:
Property Law and Conveyancing
For most people, Buying or selling property is the most important financial decision they will make. Led by our lawyers, the team at Lexington Law has the experience, skill and understanding to manage the transaction for you.
Our expertise spans the areas of:
Buying and Selling of Property
- Buying and Selling of Property
Whether you are buying or selling your home or adjusting your investment portfolio, the team at Lexington Law has the experience to give you sound advice that allows you to make an informed decision. From preparing and/or advising you on the contract for sale, handling contractual negotiations and to the carriage of the matter through to settlement, we can take care of the matter for you.
We can provide you with legal advice on Mortgage documentation so that you are fully informed of your legal obligations under a Mortgage and the consequences that can arise in the event of a default occurring. This is an important step for parties who have not had a Mortgage before as it is crucial to understand the lending process and the remedies available to the lender against you. In the event that you are the lender, we can assist in the preparation and lodgement of a Mortgage over the borrower’s property.
Leasing – Commercial, Industrial and Retail
- Leasing – Commercial, Industrial and Retail
The team at Lexington Law have considerable experience in the leasing of Commercial, Industrial and Retail properties. If you are looking to lease a premises, we can review the proposed lease and provide you with advice so that you can make an informed decision on whether it is the right premises for you. We will negotiate the draft documentation, assist with the execution and exchange of the lease and advise you on all related matters. If you are a lessor, based off your instructions we can prepare the draft lease for you, negotiate all relevant matters with the lessee’s Lawyer, attend to the execution and exchange of the lease and also attend to the registration with Land and Property Information where required
Applications for Probate
- Applications for Probate
Whether a transfer forms part of a settlement between you and another party or you want to transfer a property to a family member, we can assist you by providing legal advice on the transfer, preparing all necessary documentation and facilitating the transfer, including the registration of the transfer with Land and Property Information.
Lodging and Removing Caveats
- Lodging and Removing Caveats
A caveat is a notation on title that the property cannot be dealt with or conveyed without the consent of the Caveator. A caveat is registered on a property title through Land and Property Information. You should obtain legal advice before lodging a caveat on a person’s property as there can be serious consequences for lodging a caveat when you do not have a caveatable interest. We can provide you with advice on lodging or removing caveats.
Subdivisions and Submission of Plans
- Subdivisions and Submission of Plans
If you are a developer or your zoning allows your property to be subdivided we can advise you and conduct all legal aspects of the development process including preparation of legal documentation, seeking all necessary approvals and lodgement of documents with Land and Property Information.
Easements and Covenants
- Easements and Covenants
We can assist you with the drafting or the interpretation of easements and covenants that are either in favour of your property or burdening your property in favour of another property.
Self-managed Super Funds
- Self-managed Super Funds
For those who are planning for retirement, a self-managed superfund may be the ideal investment that allows you to maintain control of the assets as well as the investment strategy. If your financial advisors have indicated that a self-managed super fund would be appropriate for your circumstances, we at Lexington Law can prepare the necessary documentation and arrange for the transfer of assets to the super fund if required.