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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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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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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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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Jamie Hick

Jamie Hick provides support a ...

Jamie Hick

Jamie Hick provides support across a wide range of property matters at Speirs Ryan.

Jamie assists in undertaking research and analysis, drafting finance and leasing documents and ensures the smooth progression of matters from start to finish.

Jamie is also involved in a variety of strata matters, including providing advice to both owners corporations and lots owners and undertaking by-law review and consolidation.

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

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Charmayne White

Charmayne White has experience with various pro ...

Charmayne White

Charmayne White has experience with various property transactions from residential, commercial and rural conveyancing to leasing and financing matters.

Charmayne also has a long background in development work acting for developers on acquisition and due diligence through to off-the-plan sales and acting for purchasers nationally on a range of property transactions with often complex titling structures.

Charmayne also works on a range of strata matters, including collective sales, providing advice to owners corporations and lot owners, strata subdivisions and drafting of by-laws.

+61 2 9248 3418
+61 2 9248 3499
cwhite@speirsryancom.au

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Brooke Hollingsworth

Brooke Hollingsworth has over 20 years’ e ...

Brooke Hollingsworth

Brooke Hollingsworth has over 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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Ani Crawford

Ani Crawford is responsible for greeting client ...

Ani Crawford

Ani Crawford is responsible for greeting clients, handling front office reception and various administrative duties.

+61 2 9248 3400
+61 2 9248 3499
reception@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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