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Stephanie Lambert

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About

Stephanie is a transactional real estate lawyer with a focus on acquisitions and disposals, developments, foreign investment and agriculture. Stephanie’s clients include developers, REITs, commercial investment vehicles and high net worth individuals.

Stephanie has worked on projects and transactions in jurisdictions across Australia, and in Manila, Philippines.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the High Court of AustraliaSolicitor of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

EXPERIENCE

  • Advised the developers of M1 Business Park (an industrial community scheme development). This involved land titling and governance arrangements including with council / public utility providers, and advice on pre-sale contract disclosures.*
  • Advised PAYCE on its South Village Kirrawee mixed-use development comprising seven residential towers, retail podium and public domain areas.*
  • Advised PAYCE on an urban redevelopment joint venture project with Sekisui House Australia comprising residential, retail and recreation facilities at Wentworth Point.*
  • Advising PAYCE on an urban redevelopment joint venture project with Sekisui House Australia comprising a AUD6bn project covering 30 hectares including 6,000 apartments, town centre and retail village, community amenities and significant parklands.*
  • Advised B1 Group and Shimao Property joint venture on its ‘Casa’ residential development projects in Erskineville (comprising 2 residential strata schemes and 17 terrace houses). Stephanie assisted with all aspects of the acquisition of the sites and development of the project including land titling, environmental compliance and contract sales.*
  • Advising Peakstone (formerly known as ‘Zone Q’) on acquisitions of commercial properties in Victoria and New South Wales. This involved due diligence, contract and foreign investment advice, and transaction management.*
  • Advising Starwood, Arrow Property Investments and Pindan Capital consortium on its acquisition of the A-grade seven-story office building at 29-57 Christie Street, St Leonards.*

* Denotes experience gained prior to joining DLA Piper.

Languages
  • English
Education
  • Charles Darwin University, LLB, 2008
  • Charles Darwin University, BA
  • College of Law, GDLP, 2009

Awards

  • Property Council of Australia Committee Member - Capital Markets: Global Investment Committee, 2023/2024
  • Executive Committee Member, Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, 2018-2020
  • Chair of the Women Lawyers Association NSW ‘Welcome to Law’ Subcommittee, 2020
  • Real Estate Partner of the Year Finalist, Lawyers Weekly, October 2020
  • Next Generation Partner, Legal 500, November 2019
  • Partner of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2019

Publications

  • “How will you come back to work after children?”, FiveHundred Magazine, March 2020
  • “Six minutes with Stephanie Lambert”, Law Society of NSW Journal, August 2019
  • “Agribusiness in Australia”, Getting The Deal Through, December 2019
  • “In brief: agricultural land acquisition and use in Australia”, Getting The Deal Through, December 2019
  • “Agribusiness”, Getting The Deal Through, December 2017, 2018 & 2019

Seminars

  • Panelist in “Setting up Data Centers and Logistics Projects”, International Bar Association, April 2022
  • Presenter of “Warranties: A Contractual Safety Net in Commercial Agreements”, Television Education Network, January 2021 and 2022
  • Presenter of “When the Gloves Come off in Commercial Disputes” – Masterclass for Television Education Network, April 2021
  • Moderator and contributing presenter of Women Lawyers Association NSW ‘Welcome to the Law’ webinar series, 2019 and 2020
  • Presenter of “Drafting Effective Memoranda of Understanding”, Television Education Network, January 2020

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Registered to practice in New South Wales
  • New South Wales Law Society
  • Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales

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