Legal Services - Property Law and Conveyancing

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Contact: Ken Mackinnon, Fiona Robertson, Christine AndersonLori Weare

Richmond and Bennison has a wealth of experience assisting property owners, developers and builders with property transactions and conveyancing in Melbourne and regional areas. We also act for individuals in domestic residential sales and purchases.

Our team of experienced lawyers and law clerks will prepare, negotiate and finalise residential contracts as well as provide advice on subdivisions and bodies corporate.

We provide legal services regarding:

  • Intra family transfers;
  • Buying and selling houses and land;
  • Buying and selling commercial property;
  • Buying and selling farm properties;
  • Finance;
  • Mortgages;
  • Dual occupancy and developments;
  • Problems relating to land, easements and covenants;
  • Leases;
  • Preparation of Section 32 Statements;
  • Subdivisions; and
  • Survivorship Applications.

Why see a lawyer?

Buying or selling property is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. Many traps exist in the process of buying or selling which can lead to you paying a very high price or being unable to use the property in the manner you had intended. Despite some of the documentation appearing straight forward, it is important that you understand fully what this information actually means. Richmond and Bennison lawyers can explain the Vendor's Statement (Section 32 Statement) to you and ensure that this Statement includes all the information required. Richmond & Bennison will identify when necessary information has been omitted or where false information is included. We can advise you of your rights.

We at Richmond and Bennison can explain to you the effect of any easements, encumbrances or covenants and whether these may impact on what you intend to do with the property. We can advise you on any contractual issues, including your rights and obligations and can negotiate terms in the contract that are favourable to you. If disputes arise, we can represent your interests and ensure compliance with legislation.

Richmond and Bennison can offer advice on the rules applicable to the body corporate of the property you are buying (or have bought) to ensure compliance. We can also assist you if a dispute arises.

For more information please see our fact sheet titled Property Law a Guide to Selling and Buying Propert or please contact one of our lawyers below.

Contact

Ken Mackinnon
Consultant
Phone: (03) 9580 8311
Email: kmackinnon@richbenn.com.au

Fiona Robertson
Conveyancing Law Clerk
Phone: (03) 9580 8311
Email: frobertson@richbenn.com.au

Christine Anderson
Conveyancing Law Clerk
Phone: (03) 9580 8311
Email: canderson@richbenn.com.au

Lori Weare
Conveyancing Law Clerk
Phone: (03) 9580 8311
Email: lweare@richbenn.com.au