Our property and planning team provides a comprehensive range of property, planning and development legal services.
In the property space we undertake a range of property advice including conveyancing, leasing, due diligence, transactions, easements and strata advice.
In the planning law space we undertake planning advice, development appeals in the Land and Environment Court of NSW, compliance, planning agreements, advice on all aspects of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the Regulations and all environmental planning instruments (LEPs, SEPPs).
Our team also advises on a raft of associated legislation in the planning area: roads, heritage, threatened species, biodiversity, contaminated land and water, land access agreements, water law and all related administrative law.
Our team also has extensive experience in acting for landowners and lessees in relation to compulsory acquisitions, including appeals in the Land and Environment Court.
Our clients value our frank due diligence advice and our sophisticated negotiation and mediation skills.
As lawyers, we distinguish ourselves by our practical focus. We recognise that our clients require targeted and pragmatic solutions. We believe in investing time upfront to learn about each client’s goals and requirements for their property or development matter. Through this understanding, we are able to deliver commercial, cost-effective and timely legal assistance that meets our client’s objectives.
Our team services Newcastle, Central Coast, Greater Sydney, Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, Mid North Coast, New England, Mid West and Regional NSW.
Their approach is always professional and delivered at a standard comparable to a capital city law firm. It is the clear strategic direction that has always impressed me about the SWS team.
We believe their ability to combine first rate legal expertise, commercial judgement and strong negotiating skills is rare amongst lawyers and provides us with a real competitive advantage in corporate transactions. We use SWS because of their ability, not their post code.
The combination of rare legal expertise, commercial judgement and strong negotiating skills is rare amongst lawyers and provides us with a real competitive advantage in corporate transactions.
SWS has assisted with advice on securing and exercising complex property and commercial contractual rights and assisting with protracted contractual management and implementation. We value legal experts who can offer pragmatic and commercial legal solutions for our complicated matters. SWS Lawyers has consistently met these criteria.
The team at SWS Lawyers have already showcased their professionalism, commitment, positive can-do attitude and insight into our needs and have a clear understanding of the disability sector.