John McGuire is a Consultant in our Real Estate Group. John's background in property, including property development finance, gives him a unique perspective when he acts for institutional property investors, corporate clients and governments on property-related transactions. 

John also has a solid understanding of the government and public policy environment, gained from his time as a Councillor of the former City of Hawthorn.

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Real Estate Markets

John has, during nearly 30 years of legal practice in the commercial property industry, acted on property acquisitions, disposals, leases, licences, mortgages and other types of property transactions, many involving Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Road properties.

He has been involved with property developments including complicated subdivisions with levels of bodies corporate and owners' corporations, registered restrictions, easements and restrictive covenants and involving joint ventures and property syndicates, as well as corporate clients and individual property investors.

He has particular experience and expertise in acting for energy and resources companies on the property aspects of the establishment, acquisition and disposal of gas and hydro electricity generators, wind farms, mining and extractive industry, transport and other infrastructure.

He acts for Commonwealth and Victorian government departments and agencies, and municipal councils on property transactions and projects, including PPPs.

He advises and acts in areas including commercial and retail tenancy law, contract law, green leases, GST, land tax, lease incentives, pipeline and electricity easements, planning law, property law, real estate law and transactions, unconscionable conduct in property dealings, rent reviews, site contamination and environmental compliance, stamp duty, tenancy default, valuations and due diligence.

The corporate clients he has acted for include: ACI Packaging, adidas, AMP, ARTC, Asciano Ltd, Beds-R-Us, Boral, Brookfield Multiplex, Coca-Cola Amatil, Futuris Corporation, Hydro Tasmania, Iluka Resources Limited, Laminex Group Limited, Macquarie Bank, Mattel Inc, National Australia Bank, National Leisure & Gaming, Nylex Limited, OneSteel, Origin Energy Limited, Patties, Seven Network, Stockland Group, Toll Geelong Port, Toyota Motor Corporation, Transpacific, Westpac Banking Corporation and Woolworths Limited.

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Real Estate

John has, during nearly 30 years of legal practice in the commercial property industry, acted on property acquisitions, disposals, leases, licences, mortgages and other types of property transactions, many involving Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Road properties.

He has been involved with property developments including complicated subdivisions with levels of bodies corporate and owners' corporations, registered restrictions, easements and restrictive covenants and involving joint ventures and property syndicates, as well as corporate clients and individual property investors.

He has particular experience and expertise in acting for energy and resources companies on the property aspects of the establishment, acquisition and disposal of gas and hydro electricity generators, wind farms, mining and extractive industry, transport and other infrastructure.

He acts for Commonwealth and Victorian government departments and agencies, and municipal councils on property transactions and projects, including PPPs.

He advises and acts in areas including commercial and retail tenancy law, contract law, green leases, GST, land tax, lease incentives, pipeline and electricity easements, planning law, property law, real estate law and transactions, unconscionable conduct in property dealings, rent reviews, site contamination and environmental compliance, stamp duty, tenancy default, valuations and due diligence.

The corporate clients he has acted for include: ACI Packaging, adidas, AMP, ARTC, Asciano Ltd, Beds-R-Us, Boral, Brookfield Multiplex, Coca-Cola Amatil, Futuris Corporation, Hydro Tasmania, Iluka Resources Limited, Laminex Group Limited, Macquarie Bank, Mattel Inc, National Australia Bank, National Leisure & Gaming, Nylex Limited, OneSteel, Origin Energy Limited, Patties, Seven Network, Stockland Group, Toll Geelong Port, Toyota Motor Corporation, Transpacific, Westpac Banking Corporation and Woolworths Limited.

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Property Finance

John has, during nearly 30 years of legal practice in the commercial property industry, acted on property acquisitions, disposals, leases, licences, mortgages and other types of property transactions, many involving Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Road properties.

He has been involved with property developments including complicated subdivisions with levels of bodies corporate and owners' corporations, registered restrictions, easements and restrictive covenants and involving joint ventures and property syndicates, as well as corporate clients and individual property investors.

He acts for Commonwealth and Victorian government departments and agencies, and municipal councils on property transactions and projects, including PPPs.

He advises and acts in areas including commercial and retail tenancy law, contract law, green leases, GST, land tax, lease incentives, pipeline and electricity easements, planning law, property law, real estate law and transactions, unconscionable conduct in property dealings, rent reviews, site contamination and environmental compliance, stamp duty, tenancy default, valuations and due diligence.

The corporate clients he has acted for include: ACI Packaging, adidas, AMP, ARTC, Asciano Ltd, Beds-R-Us, Boral, Brookfield Multiplex, Coca-Cola Amatil, Futuris Corporation, Hydro Tasmania, Iluka Resources Limited, Laminex Group Limited, Macquarie Bank, Mattel Inc, National Australia Bank, National Leisure & Gaming, Nylex Limited, OneSteel, Origin Energy Limited, Patties, Seven Network, Stockland Group, Toll Geelong Port, Toyota Motor Corporation, Transpacific, Westpac Banking Corporation and Woolworths Limited.

See Property Finance

Energy and Resources

John has, during nearly 30 years of legal practice in the commercial property industry, acted on property acquisitions, disposals, leases, licences, mortgages and other types of property transactions, many involving Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Road properties.

He has particular experience and expertise in acting for energy and resources companies on the property aspects of the establishment, acquisition and disposal of gas and hydro electricity generators, wind farms, mining and extractive industry, transport and other infrastructure.

He advises and acts in areas including commercial and retail tenancy law, contract law, green leases, GST, land tax, lease incentives, pipeline and electricity easements, planning law, property law, real estate law and transactions, unconscionable conduct in property dealings, rent reviews, site contamination and environmental compliance, stamp duty, tenancy default, valuations and due diligence.

The corporate clients he has acted for include: ACI Packaging, adidas, AMP, ARTC, Asciano Ltd, Beds-R-Us, Boral, Brookfield Multiplex, Coca-Cola Amatil, Futuris Corporation, Hydro Tasmania, Iluka Resources Limited, Laminex Group Limited, Macquarie Bank, Mattel Inc, National Australia Bank, National Leisure & Gaming, Nylex Limited, OneSteel, Origin Energy Limited, Patties, Seven Network, Stockland Group, Toll Geelong Port, Toyota Motor Corporation, Transpacific, Westpac Banking Corporation and Woolworths Limited.

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Leisure and Entertainment

He has been involved with property developments including complicated subdivisions with levels of bodies corporate and owners' corporations, registered restrictions, easements and restrictive covenants and involving joint ventures and property syndicates, as well as corporate clients and individual property investors.

The corporate clients he has acted for include: ACI Packaging, adidas, AMP, ARTC, Asciano Ltd, Beds-R-Us, Boral, Brookfield Multiplex, Coca-Cola Amatil, Futuris Corporation, Hydro Tasmania, Iluka Resources Limited, Laminex Group Limited, Macquarie Bank, Mattel Inc, National Australia Bank, National Leisure & Gaming, Nylex Limited, OneSteel, Origin Energy Limited, Patties, Seven Network, Stockland Group, Toll Geelong Port, Toyota Motor Corporation, Transpacific, Westpac Banking Corporation and Woolworths Limited.

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