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Thomson Geer

LEVEL 7, 19 GOUGER STREET, ADELAIDE SA 5000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 8 8236 1300
Fax:
Fax +61 8 8232 1961
Email:
Web:
www.tglaw.com.au
Thomson Geer, Chris Kelly, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA

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Chris Kelly

Tel:
Work +61 8 8236 1169
Email:
Thomson Geer

Work Department

Property

Position

Partner

Career

Chris practises in a diverse range of property law, with a strong focus on major commercial acquisitions and leasing as well as renewable energy and infrastructure projects.

Chris regularly acts for vendors, purchasers, landlords, tenants and developers. He has expertise in the preparation of numerous property documents with varying levels of complexity including contracts for sale, leases, easements, encumbrances, land divisions and caveats. He also regularly undertakes property related due diligence.

Chris has guest lectured at Flinders University of South Australia and regularly speaks at property seminars for the Property Council of Australia and the Australian Property Institute.

Chris holds a commerce degree with a major in accounting and currently sits on the SA Property Council's Diversity Committee.

Member

  • SA Property Council's Diversity Committee
  • Previously served on the SA Property Council's Retail Committee, Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee, Future Directions Committee and the Committee for Adelaide.

Education

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Bachelor of Commerce


Australia

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Thomson Geer's team is ‘diligent, attentive and responsive’ and provides an ‘excellent service’. Practice head Brett Hawkins joined from McCullough Robertson, along with Justin Madden and Adam Wallwork. The team further expanded through the arrivals of Sarah Rizk and Michael Liebich from Page Seager Lawyers and Minter Ellison respectively, as well as the promotion to partner of Chris Kelly. It excels at inbound investment work, leasing, urban renewals and frequently handles work in the non-profit and public sectors. Highlights included acting for Wanda Group on its A$1.5bn acquisition of Gold Fields House, Fairfax House and Rugby Club and the subsequent One Circular Quay redevelopment of the consolidated site. Sydney-based Melinda Graham displays ‘complete knowledge and understanding of the sector’.

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