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James Peterson

James Peterson

Senior Associate

James is a senior associate in the real estate team based in Brisbane.



James advises on all aspects of commercial, retail, industrial and residential real estate projects.  He has acted for institutional investors, real estate funds, publicly-listed corporations and private clients both in Australia and internationally.

James’ experience includes advising:

  • QIC on a number of its key real estate matters, including the divestment of the ‘80 Collins’ mixed-use precinct in Victoria, comprising an existing 47 Level A-grade office tower, a new 35 level premium office tower, new retail podium and a new 255-room boutique hotel (A$1.5 billion)
  • QIC on the acquisition of a 50% stake in ‘Pacific Werribee’ and ‘Pacific Epping’ in Victoria (A$1 billion) and the sale of 61 Mary Street in Brisbane (A$275 million)
  • Accor on all real estate aspects of its acquisition of Mantra Group (A$1.2 billion)
  • LaSalle Funds Management on the sale of ‘Home Hub Marsden Park’ and ‘Home Hub Castle Hill’ in New South Wales (A$436 million)
  • Avid Property Group on the development of its Australian industrial portfolio, including ‘Swanbank Enterprise Park’ (end-value - A$300 million) and ‘New Base Business Park’ (end-value - A$152 million) in Queensland
  • Consolidated Properties Group on all aspects of its ‘895 Ann Street’ and ‘900 Ann Street’ projects in Fortitude Valley, Queensland



James holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the Queensland University of Technology and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia.

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