Yangmin Park

Yangmin has extensive experience acting for a range of clients in the real estate industry, with a particular focus on the acquisition, development, leasing and divestment of commercial property and retirement living assets across a number of jurisdictions. Prior to joining Gadens, Yangmin worked as an in-house lawyer for over 12 years. His responsibilities included […]

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Isabella Barnes

Isabella specialises in corporate and institutional finance and works closely with financiers, borrowers and other project and finance parties across a variety of secured and unsecured lending transactions. Isabella’s areas of expertise include property, construction, acquisition and corporate finance. Her transactional experience traverses senior, mezzanine, preferred equity and unsecured subordinated debt, intercreditor and priority agreements, […]

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Ben Swain

Ben is an experienced planning, environment and local government lawyer who practices in New South Wales and Queensland. Ben has extensive experience acting for local councils, property developers and citizens in civil and criminal litigation, and has provided planning, environmental and local government law advice since 2007. Ben has appeared as a prosecutor for local […]

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Jing Wang

Partner and Head of China Practice Jing specialises in large scale and complex litigation and as the firm’s Head of China Practice regularly acts for Chinese corporates and ultra-high net worth investors in their litigious matters. Renowned for her detailed analysis and commercial approach, Jing has constantly achieved positive outcomes for her clients. Jing has […]

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Michael Harty

Michael is a Special Counsel in the Disputes and Investigations Group specialising in disputes relating to directors and shareholders, construction, commercial contracts, professional negligence, property, intellectual property and workplace relations. He has also acted for insurers in complex professional indemnity claims. Michael has been heavily involved in some of Australia’s most high-profile disputes. Due to […]

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Michael Mercier

Michael specialises in leasing and has extensive experience acting for landlords and tenants across the retail, commercial and industrial property sectors. Michael’s practice includes the management of our high volume retail leasing practice, majors leasing on national property portfolios, development leasing for industrial estates and general property advice.

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Dianne Hodge

Dianne has 20 years’ experience acting for many major landlords and tenants in retail leasing matters. This includes advising in respect to specialty, mini major and major tenant leases, as well as variations, renewals, assignments, surrenders and sub-leases. In 2015, Dianne was recognised by the Law Institute of Victoria as an Accredited Specialist in Commercial […]

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Sally Tuckfield

Sally has more than 20 years’ experience specialising in real estate law. Over the course of her career, Sally has worked with a number of Australia’s major institutional real estate funds and developers, including AMP, The GPT Group, BlackRock and the Payce Group. Sally is particularly sought after for her expertise in leasing (including development […]

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Denise Sheehan

Denise specialises in retail leasing (including developments, management and disputes) and has over 10 years’ experience acting for some of Australia’s largest shopping centre landlords and managers. Denise is well-versed in retail legislation nationwide and practices across multiple jurisdictions and various asset types (including major, regional and sub-regional shopping centres, bulky goods centres, neighbourhood centres, […]

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Gerard Timbs

Gerard Timbs is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in planning, development, native title, environment and local government law. Gerard advises on major projects, mixed use, master-planned, multi-unit, build for rent and heritage residential projects. He also provides advice on renewable energy projects, agricultural and tourism developments and local, state and federal government work. Gerard’s clients […]

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Paul Calvert

Paul specialises in advising on major projects and construction. He has advised on a wide range of projects, ranging from procurement, supply, refurbishment, minor works and civil works contracts through to large scale infrastructure projects and iconic mixed use developments. He has significant project administration and management experience ‘through the life cycle’ of a construction […]

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Belinda Drivas

Belinda has extensive experience in many aspects of commercial property including acquisitions and disposals, property development, property finance and complex retail, commercial and industrial leasing. Belinda has also been involved in drafting and advising on Development Management Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Co-Ownership Agreements and Partitioning Agreements. Belinda acts for private clients and institutional clients including […]

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