Les Koltai has been involved in real estate and real estate funds management transactions for over 20 years. He advises on direct and indirect (fund to fund) commercial, retail, industrial and residential property investments, developments, sales and acquisitions, property joint ventures and commercial leasing (retail, commercial and industrial).

He also advises on fund to fund and real estate private equity investments and acquisitions of listed REITS and unlisted funds, sales of business, investment structuring and general commercial matters and foreign investment approvals.

With increased interest over recent years from global real estate investors into the growth markets of Australia and Asia, Les has a particular focus on cross-border real estate transactions and has been involved in significant investments by new foreign entrants into the Australian real estate market including the sale or purchase of a number of iconic assets.

He is the Head of our Australian Real Estate practice.