Our property and commercial lawyers and paralegals have extensive experience in leases, residential & commercial conveyancing and general property related transactions.

Conveyancing: Buying & Selling Residential Property

Buying or selling residential property in Queensland involves a complex legal process known as conveyancing.

Holt Ronan Lawyers can assist you at every stage of the conveyancing process which involves:

Pre Contract Advice:

From execution through to Settlement:


Conveyancing can be a complex transaction and it's essential to seek professional advice from a qualified property lawyer to navigate Queensland's specific regulations and nuances.

A skilled solicitor will streamline the process, mitigate risks, and guide you through each stage of the transaction. At Holt Ronan Lawyers, our solicitors and conveyancers have many years of experience and will be able to assist you in all of your property transactions.


Buying & Selling Commercial Property

Commercial property transactions in Queensland present unique opportunities and challenges, requiring a strategic approach and a thorough understanding of the local real estate landscape.

At Holt Ronan Lawyers, we understand the intricacies of the commercial real estate landscape and offer expert guidance to facilitate smooth transactions for our clients.

Navigating Complexity:

Commercial property transactions involve a unique set of challenges, from intricate negotiations to due diligence and compliance. Our experienced team of solicitors possesses a wealth of knowledge in commercial property law, ensuring that you navigate this complexity with confidence.

Tailored Solutions:

We recognise that each commercial property deal is distinctive, and there's no one-size-fits-all solution. Our approach is tailored to your specific needs, whether you're a buyer or seller. From drafting and reviewing contracts to conducting thorough due diligence, we work diligently to protect your interests.

Legal Insight, Strategic Advice:

In the dynamic world of commercial real estate, having legal insight is paramount. Our solicitors provide strategic advice to optimise your position, mitigate risks, and capitalize on opportunities. Whether you're expanding your portfolio or divesting assets, we're here to guide you every step of the way.

Comprehensive Services:

Our services extend across the spectrum of commercial property transactions, encompassing lease negotiations, title examinations, zoning compliance, and more. From the initial stages of negotiation to the finalisation of contracts, we ensure a seamless process that aligns with your objectives. Post settlement, if a commercial site has been acquired we can assist with leasing and management of the property.


Buying Off the Plan Properties

If you are looking to purchase an “Off the Plan” property from a developer (whether its in a building, vacant residential land, duplex or other) we can assist you in this transaction.

There are a number of rules and regulations to be aware of when buying Off the Plan and we recommend you seek legal advice early.

We can assist in:

Contract Review:

Developer and Project due diligence:

Contract Negotiations:

General conveyance and settlement:


Landlords: Commercial, Retail & Industrial Leases

Our team of solicitors specialise in representing landlords in the Commercial, Retail, and Industrial Leases in Queensland. With a focus on protecting your property interests and maximizing returns, we bring unparalleled legal expertise to the table.

Key Services:

Lease Drafting and Negotiation:

Due Diligence:

Dispute Resolution:

Rent Reviews and Lease Renewals

Assignments of Lease:

Retail Shop Leases Act Compliance:

Ad hoc and general advice:


Acting for Tenants: Commercial, Retail & Industrial Leases

Navigating the complexities of leasing as a tenant requires sound legal guidance, and our dedicated team of solicitors is here to ensure that your interests are protected.

Specialising in Commercial, Retail, and Industrial Leases in Queensland, we advocate for tenants to ensure leases are reasonable and commercially viable.

Key Services:

Lease Review and Negotiation:

Due Diligence Support:

Dispute Resolution:

Lease Renewals and Rent Reviews

As your advocates in the leasing landscape, we prioritise your business success. Our services extend beyond legal transactions – we aim to build lasting partnerships, providing ongoing support and tailored solutions.


Loan Documents & Securities / First Mortgage Lending Transactions

Our Solicitors are experienced in loan documents, securities and first mortgage lending transactions.

We work with lenders to provide strategic advice and ensure loan documents comply with legal requirements, and provide for a secure financial transaction.

Key Services:

Loan Agreement Drafting:

Security Documentation:

Due Diligence:

Dispute Resolution:

Our solicitors will work with you to understand your financial goals, offering tailored legal solutions that align with your objectives.

Contact us today for strategic guidance and peace of mind in your financial transaction.


Subdivision / Establishing Body Corporates & Community Titles Schemes

If you are looking to subdivide property in Queensland, we can assist you.

From understanding zoning regulations to navigating local planning laws, we ensure your subdivision aligns with legal requirements. Trust us to safeguard your interests and guide you toward a successful and compliant subdivision in the vibrant landscape of Queensland.

Our work can include:

  1. Legal due diligence on the proposal
  2. Working with other advisors in relation to the transaction including town planners and surveyors
  3. Drafting legal documents
  4. Responding to development approval conditions including easements
  5. Establishment Community Titles Schemes including establishing Body Corporate, Community Management Scheme and By-Laws as required
  6. All advice on the transaction



Buying & Selling Residential Property (Conveyancing)


Buying Vacant Land


Commercial, Retail and Industrial Leases


Property Development


Loan Securities


Body Corporate


Here's what our clients say

Excellent lawyers! They assisted us recently with our new business lease, going through every dot point and ensuring that I understood what everything meant, as well as fighting for us in negotiations. They would not allow me to sign off on anything until they were absolutely satisfied. I very much recommend them and would use them again in the future.

Jess Bunty
Gold Coast Art School

Feb 2024

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Richard and the team were on the ball and great to deal with in a recent property transaction.  Very knowledgeable in their area of expertise and reached out to us for the accounting perspective to ensure both legal and accounting were handled simultaneously.

Adrian De Vito
Aug 2023

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The team at Holt Ronan Lawyers have managed multiple property settlements for us and have been wonderful to deal with. Trish was wonderful at explaining things to us, incredibly prompt with her responses and made sure we were informed at every step. I would strongly recommend Trish and Holt Ronan Lawyers to help with your conveyancing.

Elyse May
Jan 2024


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