Our People

Adam Geldard – Director

Adam is sought after as an advisor to clients in the accommodation and tourist industries.

His clients are the main players in the land lease and management rights sectors.

Deal focused and results orientated, Adam strives to find practical solutions to legal issues.

He is admitted to practise in Queensland, New South Wales and the Cayman Islands.

Despite spending 6 years in the Cayman Islands, Adam has never been asked to carry a suitcase full of money.

Recent Work
  • Acquisition of Bindawalla Gardens & Kurrajong Sanctuary, Burpengary QLD
  • Acquisition of FreeSpirit Darwin tourist Resort NT
  • Acquisition of Ingenia Lifestyle Lake Macquarie and Ingenia Lifestyle Chain Valley Bay, NSW
  • Acquisition and development of greenfield land lease communities in QLD, NSW and VIC for various national land lease community operators
  • Sale of land lease communities and caravan parks in QLD, NSW and VIC
  • Development of template operational documents for a national land lease community operator
  • Acquisition and sale of management rights businesses in QLD and NSW

Matt Allen – Director

Matt is widely recognised as a leading lawyer in the accommodation and tourist industries.

He acts for a large number of owners, operators and developers of accommodation/tourist/hospitality assets and owners of management rights.

Matt’s clients say they like his depth of industry specific experience and legal expertise and his pro-active / lets just get the deal done approach.

Matt is admitted by the Courts to practise in Queensland and New Zealand.

Matt is a rugby (go the All Blacks) and boxing fan.

Recent Work
  • Acquisition of Sea-change and Rosetta Villages—the largest land lease communities in South Australia
  • Acquisition of the Sundown Motel Resort & Village, ACT
  • Acquisition of Rockhampton North Retirement Resort QLD
  • Acquisition of Albury Lifestyle Village, NSW
  • Acquisition and development of greenfield land lease communities in QLD, NSW and VIC for the Gateway Lifestyle Group
  • Sale of land lease communities and caravan parks in QLD, NSW and VIC
  • Fund through development of childcare centres and QLD and NSW
  • Acquisition, development and sell down of a portfolio of child care centres for the Smithfield Property Group
  • Acquisition and sale of management rights businesses in QLD and NSW

Lucy Ross – Associate &
Head of Conveyancing

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Lucy is an experienced property lawyer, specialising in the accommodation industry and residential conveyancing.

She is passionate about building long-term relationships with her clients – based on trust – and supporting them to achieve their property goals.

Her clients say she is always approachable and excellent at breaking down property transactions, making them easy to understand and less stressful.

Lucy holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Journalism and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

In her free time, you’ll find Lucy at the beach training her puppy to dig holes in the sand and not her backyard.