property and leasing

Tottle Partners is focused on providing outstanding legal and strategic advice and transactional services across the full spectrum of commercial property and leasing matters

We have repeatedly been recognised, including in Doyle’s Guide, as a leading Western Australian firm for transactional property and real estate matters. 

The firm has a history of partnering with major commercial entities, including property trusts, private developers, property investors, universities and government agencies, in achieving key objectives. 

We provide a broad range of advice and representation, including as to:

  • the sale and purchase of commercial properties, including shopping centres and office buildings
  • property development projects, including site acquisition, planning approvals and land use
  • preparing master leases and providing advice on commercial and retail leasing, including advice regarding the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Amendments Act
  • residential settlements and conveyancing
  • providing advice on duty
  • town planning and local government advice
  • providing advice regarding the Strata Titles Act
  • providing advice as to heritage and environmental matters, including environmental impact statements and issues pertaining to the Contaminated Sites Act
  • property based financing, including preparing property mortgages and securities, including advice on PPSA issues
  • creating, modifying and removing property interests, such as easements, covenants and profits à prendre
  • advice in relation to liquor licensing
  • due diligence on acquisitions
  • advice on caveat disputes
  • compulsory acquisition of interests in land

The property team prides itself on preparing clear and effective legal documents in plain English.  Our advice is expressed in precise and understandable terms.  Our clients’ interests are paramount.

Successful outcomes we have recently achieved for our clients include:

  • advising a large multinational land developer regarding a hotel and short stay accommodation project, including  preparation of a sale agreement and negotiation with state authorities
  • negotiation of a tripartite development agreement between a developer, builder and state authorities
  • providing project and planning advice to a leading Western Australian university regarding its campus renewal project
  • negotiation of a share purchase agreement between a local entity and an offshore company in an offshore land holding entity
  • preparation of a comprehensive suite of commercial and retail leasing and ancillary documentation for a large multi-use building


  • Yin Fang Partner
  • Ben Craig-Wadham Solicitor