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Kimberley Lean

Senior Associate

Kimberley advises on acquisitions, disposals, development, real estate aspects of infrastructure and energy projects and major leasing.

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Experience

Kimberley undertakes a wide range of real estate work focusing on property development, real estate aspects of infrastructure and renewables projects, acquisitions, disposals and major leasing. Kimberley has acted for clients on acquiring, developing and disposing of commercial, retail, agricultural and industrial sites. 

Kimberley assists clients on:

  • preparation and negotiation of contracts of sale, property development agreements and other associated development documentation for the sale and purchase of commercial and residential properties;
  • advising on land ownership issues and project documentation for PPPs in Victoria;
  • drafting, negotiating and advising on structuring of land tenure acquisition for large scale renewable energy projects (including options to acquire wind and solar farm leases, electrical transmission line rights, options to purchase land and related agreements); 
  • advising foreign buyers on the acquisition of Australian agricultural land; and
  • preparation and negotiation of agreements for lease and leases for commercial offices.

Kimberley’s experience includes advising:

  • Rail Projects Victoria on complex acquisition and titling strategies in relation to the Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel Project.
  • Queensland Investment Corporation in relation to its 80 Collins Street development in Melbourne, including acquisition, development and major leasing.
  • Lendlease Development in relation to its Victoria Harbour and Melbourne Quarter residential and commercial developments in Victoria, including recent sell-down and development of 839 Collins Street and One and Two Melbourne Quarter.
  • numerous energy sector clients on renewable and energy projects both in Victoria and interstate including advising on title and tenure, negotiation of land documents and acquisition, disposal and financing due diligences.
  • Vicinity Centres on the sale of a portfolio of ten shopping centres to SCA Property Group for A$573 million.

 

Background

Kimberley holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Monash University and is admitted to practice in Victoria.

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