Our team

Robert Speirs

Robert Speirs has more than 30 years’ experie ...

Robert Speirs

Robert Speirs has more than 30 years’ experience in property law.

He has acted for listed and unlisted property trusts and other industry participants on acquisitions, joint ventures, development and disposals across all asset classes. He is regarded as one of Australia’s leading authorities on retail lease law, and advises national landlords, and a select group of tenants.

Robert is a trusted adviser to a number of industry players.

For more detailed information on Robert’s significant experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3405
+61 411 862 716
+61 2 9248 3499
rspeirs@speirsryan.com.au

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James Ryan

James Ryan leads a diverse practice, specialis ...

James Ryan

James Ryan leads a diverse practice, specialising in commercial transactions, leasing, property related finance and telecommunications infrastructure.

He acts for corporates and sophisticated investors in the acquisition and disposal of commercial, retail and industrial property, and advises national landlords and tenants. Many of his clients operate in the medical and health sector.

James also acts for a number of Australian lenders and financial institutions on property-secured funding transactions.

Named Property Lawyer of the Year (Australia) in the 2017 International Advisory Experts Awards, James is passionate about the property sector. He is actively involved with the Property Council of Australia and was formerly a committee member of the Law Society of NSW Property Law Division. He is a director in various property-related enterprises.

For more detailed information on James’ experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3402
+61 2 9248 3499
jryan@speirsryan.com.au

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Samantha Saw

Samantha Saw leads the firm’s strata law prac ...

Samantha Saw

Samantha Saw leads the firm’s strata law practice with particular experience and skills in collective strata sales, strata disputes, strata development including subdivisions and staged developments.

Sam provides advice to both owners corporations and lot owners in residential and commercial strata and community title schemes. She has a diversified background in property with experience in development work and commercial property transactions under various titling structures.

Sam’s practice includes advocacy in strata mediation and hearings in various courts and tribunals for strata and property disputes.

For more detailed information on Samantha’s experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3414
+61 2 9248 3499
ssaw@speirsryan.com.au

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Kate Angus

Kate Angus advises listed and unlisted corporat ...

Kate Angus

Kate Angus advises listed and unlisted corporates. She works closely with clients to provide commercially tailored legal advice.

Kate handles the sale and purchase of commercial, retail and industrial property. She is experienced in due diligence, contract negotiation and settlement arrangements. She also manages national retail leasing portfolios for a number of clients.

Kate also acts on property finance transactions across Australia. This includes advising on personal properties securities legislation, construction contracts, transaction structuring and duty risk.

For more detailed information on Kate’s experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3407
+61 2 9248 3499
kangus@speirsryan.com.au

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Andrew Raad

Andrew Raad acts for listed, public and private ...

Andrew Raad

Andrew Raad acts for listed, public and private institutions in the property and commercial sectors.

He specialises in retail, commercial and industrial leasing, and is also involved in acquisitions and disposals of substantial commercial assets including mix-use community developments, farmland and shopping centres.  Andrew is also experienced in telecommunications agreements, ancillary retail activations and complex land title issues.

For more detailed information on Andrew’s experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3408
+61 2 9248 3499
araad@speirsryan.com.au

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Paul Turner

Paul Turner has extensive experience in real pr ...

Paul Turner

Paul Turner has extensive experience in real property, acting for a broad range of clients across torrens, strata, leasehold, and company title, and old system land.

Paul manages Speirs Ryan’s residential practice, SR Residential, which provides a conveyancing service tailored to residential transactions.

He also drafts wills and provides advice on estate planning as well as acting on retail lease transactions, and on the sale and purchase of businesses.

For more detailed information on Paul’s experience, please contact our office.

+61 2 9248 3411
+61 2 9248 3499
pturner@speirsryan.com.au

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Ainslie Schober

Ainslie Schober is the first graduate of the fi ...

Ainslie Schober

Ainslie Schober is the first graduate of the firm’s clerkship program.

Her exposure to complex matters has been fast tracked, and she advises a number of clients on retail leasing, acquisitions and disposals, and property finance discharges.

She has already managed a successful possessory title application, and a complex titling project.

+61 2 9248 3406
+61 2 9248 3499
aschober@speirsryan.com.au

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Jennifer Andrews

Jennifer Andrews acts on a broad range of comme ...

Jennifer Andrews

Jennifer Andrews acts on a broad range of commercial property matters.

Jennifer provides support on complex transactions, disputes and leases, and undertakes research and analysis.

She also advises select clients on mortgagee consent matters, considering development plans, reviewing sale contracts and reporting on leases.

+61 2 9248 3404
+61 2 9248 3499
jandrews@speirsryan.com.au

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Gemma McTegg

Gemma McTegg assists end to end on transactions ...

Gemma McTegg

Gemma McTegg assists end to end on transactions.

Gemma is across the nuances of conveyancing process, and ensures successful acquisition and disposal settlements.

She also assists in due diligence on property financing matters, including reporting on pre-sale contracts and statutory searches.

 

+61 2 9248 3409
+61 2 9248 3499
gmctegg@speirsryan.com.au

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Thomas Langrell

Thomas Langrell assists on a broad range of pro ...

Thomas Langrell

Thomas Langrell assists on a broad range of property matters.

Thomas provides stream retail leasing support, drafting key leasing documents and ensuring matters progress efficiently and effectively.

He also advises and acts on conveyancing matters across all asset classes, including contract review and attendances to settlement.

+61 2 9248 3413
+61 2 9248 3499
tlangrell@speirsryan.com.au

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Alex Brand

Alex Brand acts on a variety of strata and prop ...

Alex Brand

Alex Brand acts on a variety of strata and property matters.

With a background in architecture, Alex is often consulted to review and advise on development plans and contracts, particularly in the context of complex strata development.

Alex also provides support in conveyancing and leasing matters, which includes the drafting of key transaction documents and attendances to settlement.

+61 2 9248 3409
+61 2 9248 3499
abrand@speirsryan.com.au

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Brooke Hollingsworth

Brooke Hollingsworth has 20 years’ experi ...

Brooke Hollingsworth

Brooke Hollingsworth has 20 years’ experience working in the legal industry in varied roles, including executive support in both international and national firms.

As Office Manager she is responsible for the day to day management and operation of the firm, statutory trust accounts and compliance.

 

 

+61 2 9248 3401
+61 2 9248 3499
bhollingsworth@speirsryan.com.au

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Karla Hansford

Karla Hansford is the firm’s financial co ...

Karla Hansford

Karla Hansford is the firm’s financial controller.

She is responsible for managing the firm’s accounting matters, including payroll and account reconciliations.

+61 2 9248 3412
+61 2 9248 3499
accounts@speirsryan.com.au

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