Leasing Lawyers in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford.

With leading leasing lawyers in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford, Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers are there to ensure that when you are partnering with our experienced lawyers in leasing, you are setting yourself up to succeed in your business strategies and objectives.

Why Choose Us in Ballarat and Central Highlands?

By engaging with leading leasing lawyers at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, this places you in the best position to ensure that you are well looked after and cared for by lawyers that understand the commercial environment and appreciate reputational, commercial and risk management.

We have developed a strong reputation in being able to work with a wide variety of clients in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine, Daylesford, and the broader Central Highlands region. We understand that leasing requires lawyers that have industry knowledge, technical expertise, and can deliver practical outcomes.

Our team of leading leasing lawyers in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine and Daylesford, are there to provide pragmatic advice and deliver realistic and practical outcomes.

When you choose Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, we ensure:

We believe in delivering real expertise in leasing to create positive experiences for our clients. That’s why, we ensure that our leasing lawyers are experts in their field and have proven experience in their industry.

Your leasing experience matters to us, and we believe that you should have reliable, accessible and transparent leasing services.

That’s why, as a leading regional law firm in Ballarat and Central Highlands, our leasing team are fully supported by our team of lawyers and support staff so that you can have access to high quality leasing services.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, we operate and maintain a trust account that is regularly reviewed and audited so that you can have a peace of mind when you transfer your money with us, it is protected and secure.

We understand that you want to feel financially comfortable knowing that you are supported by the right people with the right resources.

That’s why we ensure that our trust accounts are properly audited and reviewed. Our leasing lawyers across Ballarat, Beaufort, Daylesford & Castlemaine are also assisted by a team of support staff.

We make accessing our leasing services easy, transparent and reliable, so that your experience with us feels complete and assured.

That’s why when you engage with Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers as your chosen leasing lawyers, we are committed to providing you accessibility. We have physical offices fully staffed with support teams situated across Central Highlands: Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford. Our head office is situated in Ballarat.

When engaging us, you can also connect with us online, by telephone, or by email. We are committed to ensuring high quality customer service so that your leasing experience with us is seamless.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, our leasing lawyers are there to ensure that their technical capabilities and strategies align with clients’ desired outcomes.

With experience and industry knowledge, our lawyers are able to navigate complex leasing issues. Our lawyers work closely with clients to understand their circumstances and develop strategies that align with their needs.

Furthermore, our leasing lawyers understand that legal issues should not be viewed in a vacuum, and that leasing services should be approached with practicality in mind.

Guided by expertise and experience in leasing across Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford, we are a valuable asset and resource to the start of your journey with us because of our ability to reliably assist you in leasing from initial due diligence to the final stages with aptitude and skill.

“We ensure that our quality of leasing work at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers is excellent and reliable so that your experience with us is seamless and at ease.”

What our lawyers have to say.

Related Services

Town Planning

Property & Real Estate

Property Development


Transfers & Transactions

Building & Construction

Retail Leasing

Commercial Leasing

Are you looking for a leasing lawyer? Call us on (03) 5331 1244 to get in touch and arrange an appointment with a member of our leasing team.

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What is a Leasing Lawyer?

A leasing lawyer are lawyers that appreciate technical requirements involved in commercial leasing, such as the rights and obligations of lessees and lessors. Generally, leasing lawyers understand the broader context of the property market and are able to guide clients from drafting leases and accompanying documents to handling leasing disputes. The legal services in leasing may involve:

  • Lease Transfers
  • Negotiating Lease Terms
  • Drafting Lease Agreements
  • Personal Guarantees
  • Tenancy Arrangements
  • Permitted Use of Premises
  • Lease Assignments
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Lease Disputes
  • Lease Renewals
  • Lease Variations and Extensions
  • GST Implications
  • Termination of Lease
  • Subleases
  • Offers to Lease
  • Rent Reviews

From tenants to landlords, our clients have received expert guidance from leasing lawyers at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers. When dealing with leasing law, there are a wide variety of complex and nuanced legal issues that should be addressed with practical and reliable legal solutions.

What Practice Areas are in Leasing?

Practice areas within leasing law involves representing landlords and tenants in dynamic property market within Australia. Coupled with relevant expertise and technical capabilities, leasing lawyers are able to advise on all legal aspects of a leasing matter.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, our leasing lawyers can assist you in all aspects of leasing, including:

  • Management of Leasing Portfolios
  • Draft Retail, Commercial and Industrial Leases and Agreements for Landlords and Tenants
  • Leasing Management Agreements
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Interpretation of Obligations involved with Leases
  • Negotiate License Agreement, Subleases, and Deeds of Assignments
  • Due Diligence
  • Leasing Disputes
  • Leasing Advice
  • Licence Agreements

Frequently Asked Questions.

Retail leases in Victoria are governed by Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic).

Generally, retail leases are defined to mean premises, not including any area intended for use as a residence, that under the terms of the lease relating to the premises are used (or to be used) wholly or predominantly for the sale or hire of goods by retail or the retail provisions of services, or the carrying on of a specified business that the Minister has determined.

Commercial leases are generally governed by legal principles in common law.

In contrast, retail leases in Victoria are governed by the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic). The Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) is a statutory regime that is intended to provide a regulatory framework and regulate retail tenancies between landlords and tenants of retail premises.

The legal right of exclusive possession is regarded as an essential characteristic of a lease.

Generally, exclusive possession is a legal right to exclude other persons from a premises.

A contract is a legally binding agreement that is enforceable in court.

The common legal elements involved in the formation of a contract are: Offer and Acceptance, Consideration, Intention to Create Legal Relations, Certainty, Capacity and Formalities.

In contrast to lease, a licence does not confer a legal right of exclusive possession.

In general terms, a licence is a permission granted by an occupier of a land to another to do something on the land that may otherwise be trespass or unlawful.

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Our Leasing Team.

Ben Franklin

Managing Partner

Frank Frawley

Special Counsel

Peter Glare

Senior Lawyer

Ben Green

Special Counsel

Andrew Black


Samantha Mitchell

Law Graduate

Are you looking for a leasing lawyer? Call us on (03) 5331 1244 to get in touch and arrange an appointment with a member of our leasing team.

You can also connect with us by filling out your details and telling us about your information below:

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