Daniel is a Special Counsel in the McCabes property team based in Sydney. Providing strategic and commercially sound advice is where Daniel excels. He understands the different requirements of each client and works to swiftly and accurately identify the key concerns in each transaction. He works collaboratively with his clients, their other advisors, and key stakeholders to achieve the best outcome in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Daniel has proven experience across an array of property transactions. He has acted on an array of complex and routine acquisitions and disposals of residential, commercial, retail, industrial, and rural real estate assets (including off-the-plan sales and purchases, strata title and company title properties).
In the leasing space, Daniel acts extensively on both lessor-side and lessee-side transactions, including negotiating agreements for lease, fit-out and incentive deeds for office and commercial spaces, industrial as well as retail leases, across all Australian jurisdictions.
Daniel also assists his clients with family loan structuring arrangements, succession planning and estate administration, residential aged care and retirement village contracts, strata and community title matters, building contracts, and has advised on mortgage enforcement.
Daniel acts for a range of private clients, commercial entities including the Australian subsidiaries of a UK-based multinational, a national health insurance fund, charities and not-for-profits, and owners corporations. He has previously acted for a variety of New South Wales government agencies and was called on as a secondee-solicitor by Property NSW on numerous occasions for various periods.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of International Studies (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales and attained an Exchange Program Diploma (Cum Laude) from Sciences Po, Paris.
Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Laws (Hons) ‚Äì UNSW
Law Society of NSW
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