Les' clients include major domestic and international corporations, sovereign wealth funds, foreign pension funds, domestic and foreign private investors, private equity groups, institutional funds, funds investors and investment managers. His recent experience includes:

  • Advising ASX-listed Mirvac Group on its AU$310 million acquisition of Birkenhead Point Shopping Centre, Drummoyne, Sydney, including an adjoining car parking facility and marina
  • Advising the successful consortium the AU$5.6 billion acquisition and privatisation of Sydney Airport
  • Advising one of the world's largest real estate private equity firms on the acquisition of Top Ryde Centre in Sydney's North-West (a recently constructed shopping centre in receivership) from a syndicate of lenders
  • Advising a Korean pension fund, together with a global asset manager, on an AU$1 billion industrial real estate acquisition and development joint venture
  • Advising one of the world's largest real estate private equity firms on the acquisition of Greensborough Shopping Centre in Victoria
  • Advising a Singaporean REIT on their joint venture investment in the commercial office development fund with Mirvac Property Group of the Old Treasury Building site in Perth
  • Advising an investment house on the acquisition, investment structuring and financing of a commercial office building at Concord West, Sydney
  • Advising a Singaporean REIT on their proposed acquisition of a portfolio of industrial properties from Stockland. The targeted portfolio comprised 11 multi-tenanted properties located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide