Skip to main content


Maritime Response



In this section

Our People

Carolyn Chudleigh



1 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Office Telephone: +61 (0)2 9320 4600
Office Fax: +61 (0)2 9320 4666

Direct Dial (Sydney): +61 (0)2 9320 4620 Download VCard

Talk to Carolyn about

More about Carolyn

Carolyn is a highly regarded practitioner in Australia's property development sector and is head of our Sydney office.

Her practice focuses on the property development and financing aspects of major projects, in particular corporate structuring and land tenure, land management and environmental compliance, property taxes and duties, Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) applications, titling and land access arrangements and private mergers and acquisitions. She has particular expertise in drafting and negotiating complex project documents with a focus on joint ventures, commercial contracts and investment structures.

Carolyn has acted for developers and owners on a range of projects, in particular for international investors in Australia, including mixed use projects, agribusiness and port projects, social infrastructure projects, in-land intermodal and transport hubs and airport development. She also acts for listed and unlisted property funds, creating structures for investment funds and advises on issues relating to real estate funds management.

Carolyn is currently an appointed member of the Property Council Academy's Property Development Committee in Australia and is a former national Board member of the Property Council of Australia.

Carolyn is qualified in England and Wales and New South Wales (Australia).


The Sydney office is one of three HFW offices in Australia advising local and international clients.

With a focus on construction, infrastructure and property projects arising from offshore investment, and international commercial arbitration from commodities and shipping related commercial disputes, the office adds significant capability to our offering throughout Australia and South-East Asia.

Search our
people database

Latest News