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About Carolyn

Carolyn is a highly regarded legal practitioner in Australia’s property development sector and has over 30 years experience. Carolyn is the Global Head of the Corporate & Commercial Group.

Her practice focuses on real estate development and corporate finance, 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), construction projects and the structuring and delivery of new town centres. She also acts for listed and unlisted real estate investment funds and financiers.

Carolyn is a former 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. She is recognised in Legal 500 and was listed in the Australasian Lawyer Elite Women list 2021. Carolyn is the Diversity & Inclusion representative on the HFW Board.

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