Our Team

Mary Digiglio

Managing Partner
Part­ner, Prop­er­ty, Plan­ning & Projects, Fran­chis­ing

I am an expe­ri­enced accred­it­ed spe­cial­ist in prop­er­ty law and a grad­u­ate of the Aus­tralian Insti­tute of Com­pa­ny Direc­tors. I pro­vide my clients with exper­tise and indus­try knowl­edge backed by my expe­ri­ence in the real estate indus­try pri­or to prac­tic­ing law. My prac­tice focus­es on mixed-use com­mer­cial, retail, rur­al and res­i­den­tial real estate, hos­pi­tal devel­op­ments, joint ven­tures, mixed title struc­tur­ing, dis­pos­als and acqui­si­tions and leas­ing for both land­lords and tenants.

Expe­ri­ence

  • I act for a range of prop­er­ty trusts, large list­ed and unlist­ed cor­po­ra­tions, pri­vate hos­pi­tals, small to medi­um enter­pris­es, pri­vate devel­op­ers, investors and franchisors
  • Due dili­gence, dis­pos­al and acqui­si­tion of mixed-use, com­mer­cial, retail and indus­tri­al prop­er­ty port­fo­lios, stand-alone prop­er­ties, shares and units in struc­tures own­ing prop­er­ty assets
  • Act­ing for land­lords and ten­ants in rela­tion to com­mer­cial, indus­tri­al and retail leas­es and leas­ing disputes
  • Draft­ing and nego­ti­at­ing prop­er­ty joint ven­tures and devel­op­ment agree­ments for small and large scale developments
  • Act­ing in large-scale long-term prop­er­ty projects involv­ing mul­ti­ple stages; com­mer­cial, indus­tri­al and retail leas­ing in the CBD and region­al areas
  • Act­ing for fran­chisor land­lords in fran­chised leas­ing arrangements

Exper­tise

  • Prop­er­ty development
  • Prop­er­ty investment
  • Leas­ing
  • Project joint ventures

Roles, mem­ber­ships and education

  • Man­ag­ing Part­ner of the firm
  • Prop­er­ty & Projects Prac­tice Group Leader
  • Grad­u­ate Com­pa­ny Direc­tors Course, Aus­tralian Insti­tute of Com­pa­ny Direc­tors, 2016
  • Accred­it­ed Spe­cial­ist Prop­er­ty Law, 2007
  • Bach­e­lor of Laws (First Class Hon­ours), Uni­ver­si­ty Tech­nol­o­gy Syd­ney, 2000
  • Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Legal Prac­tice, Uni­ver­si­ty Tech­nol­o­gy Syd­ney, 2001
  • Admit­ted as a Solic­i­tor of the Supreme Court of NSW2001
  • Advance Diplo­ma in Con­veyanc­ing (Dis­tinc­tion), Syd­ney Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy, 1997
  • Direc­tor of Minds Count (for­mer­ly Tris­tan Jep­son Memo­r­i­al Foundation)
  • Direc­tor of Cameron Brae Pty Ltd
  • Chair of Mer­i­tas ANZ Region­al Man­age­ment Board
  • Mem­ber of the Prop­er­ty Coun­cil of Australia
  • Mem­ber of Prop­er­ty Funds Australia
  • Mem­ber of the Law Soci­ety of New South Wales

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