Kristy Muhlhan, Principal, Property and Property Development Australian LawyerSummaryKristy is a Principal at the firm and heads up the Property & Planning practice. She has a particular interest in property development and assisting medical & allied health professionals in all aspects of land acquisition, leasing and disposals of real estate. PracticeKristy is a property and development lawyer and sets herself apart by providing holistic advice in relation to pre-development planning and property due diligence, on issues that arise in the day-to-day operation of running a property development and dealing with post-development matters that commonly arise.
With her wealth of knowledge and passion for the law, Kristy oozes enthusiasm and treats her clients as if they are the only client. She has a drive for excellence and ensuring that she assists her clients in meeting their values and goals. She works with project managers, architects, accountants, surveyors, financiers and professionals alike to achieve the best outcomes for her clients. Specifically, Kristy is skilled to advise in: ● Property Development including multiple lot residential, commercial, mixed-use and not-in-common ownership (NICO) developments and subdivisions● Commercial and retail leasing, including Agreements for Lease in relation to development sites● Land acquisitions and disposals (with a particular interest in development sites and sites for medical and allied health professionals)● Property Disputes including contract disputes, leasing disputes and adverse possession claims● Commercial drafting including consultancy and agency agreements, owners corporation rules, Section 173 Agreements and Partition Agreements
Examples of WorkKristy has extensive experience in property law, with a particular focus on: ● assisting property developers with all aspects of subdivision, property development, off-the-plan sales and all other matters that arise in the course of property development including consultancy agreements, owners corporation matters, property disputes, finance and other matters● assisting medical and allied health professionals with disposals of land and land acquisitions (leased and owner-occupied), leasing and licensing of land, planning and property due diligence;● commercial leasing;● adverse possession claims.Some highlights of Kristy’s career include successfully completing: ● residential developments ranging from 2 lots to 96 lot subdivisions;● mixed-use and commercial developments ranging from 13 lots to 283 lot subdivision;● various not in common ownership subdivisions (NICO);● plans of consolidation. She has also acted for various parties who have been successful in obtaining a Title by adverse possession including in relation to a redundant laneway/road and possessory land encroaching an adjacent property.Her Approach
Kristy provides an individualised service to allow her to understand her client and their priorities and values in order to achieve the best outcome and align with her clients’ expectations. She is collaborative, practical and pro-active in her approach and prides herself on providing quality and timely advice. With her wealth of experience in property law together with the skills that come with running a law practice, Kristy is adept to face any property law challenge.
has experience in the following areas:
Commercial, Commercial (general), construction and infrastructure, Major projects / infrastructure, Personal / private client, Planning, Property licensing, Real estate, Real estate (general), Real estate deals (large / premium), Real estate deals (mid-market), Real estate deals (small), Real estate finance, Residential property / conveyancing
has previously helped clients in the following industries: