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Carolyn Chudleigh



Level 10
126 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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

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Carolyn Chudleigh is the global head of HFW’s international construction team. Carolyn is a highly regarded legal practitioner in Australia's property development sector and has over 25 years experience. Carolyn is also the head of HFW's Sydney office.

Her practice focuses on the real estate development and financing aspects of major projects, in particular corporate structuring and land tenure creation, complex land titling structures, foreign direct and indirect investment and private mergers and acquisitions. Carolyn has particular expertise in drafting and negotiating complex project documents with a focus on joint ventures, commercial contracts and investment structures.

Carolyn advises developers and owners on mixed use real estate projects, agribusiness investments, social infrastructure projects, in-land intermodal and transport hubs (transport oriented development) and the structuring and delivery of new town centres. She also acts for listed and unlisted real estate investment funds and financiers.

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).

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It's hard to look past the business opportunities presented by Australia's harbour city. A gateway for the aviation, construction and insurance sectors, Sydney is also known as a centre for finance and trade.

Investment opportunities abound and HFW's specialist lawyers provide support in major real estate developments, shipping logistics operations, key infrastructure projects and hospitality developments as well as to insurance and re-insurance majors and asset financiers.

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