Stephanie McSwiney focuses her practice on complex real estate transactions, with a broad range of experience including high value commercial acquisitions and dispositions, property development and infrastructure projects (including PPPs and renewables). Stephanie has advised a range of clients across a number of key areas, including within the residential, commercial, retail and financial sectors.
Stephanie has worked with numerous clients on a wide range of property matters, including acting for and advising:
- Rail Projects Victoria (previously Melbourne Metropolitan Rail Authority) on acquisition and titling strategies, including complex property documents in respect of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project
- Vicinity Centres in respect of the sale of a portfolio of ten shopping centres to SCA Property Group, in addition to the sale of Belmont Village to a private investor, with a combined total value of $631 million
- Ouson Group on its $267.5 million acquisition of Towers 2, 3 and 4 of the World Trade Centre in Melbourne including undertaking due diligence on the acquisition, and negotiating and preparing key documents
- Tilt Renewables in relation to property aspects of the development and project financing of its $560 million Dundonnell Wind Farm in Western Victoria
- Lendlease in relation to its $3 billion residential development of Victoria Harbour in Melbourne
- SP Setia on its acquisition and development of Sapphire by the Gardens at 308 Exhibition Street, which once completed will comprise of two towers consisting of residential units, Shangri-La Hotel and retail podium space
- Country Garden Australia in respect of broad-acre developments in Victoria
- Coles in relation to various commercial development acquisitions
- M&G Asia Pte Ltd on its acquisition of Casey Central Shopping Centre
- Mirvac in respect of its leasing of commercial premises to be constructed at 447 Collins Street, Melbourne
- Bupa in respect of various acquisitions and dispositions of residential aged care facilities, including providing specialist advice in respect of matters relating to the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)
Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and is admitted to practice in Victoria.