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Conveyancing, Property Law & Town Planning


Our Conveyancing, Property & Town Planning team is led by partner, Joseph Falcone who understands that buying or selling a residential or commercial property is a big decision and a significant transaction for most people.

Our team ensures that the sale, purchase or any other matters relating to it are dealt with professionally and in a cost effective and timely manner.

Our conveyancing services include (but are not limited to):

  • Obtaining property searches and rating certificates
  • Preparation of vendor statements and contract for sale
  • Reviewing contracts and special conditions
  • Advice regarding covenants and easements
  • Property developments, subdivisions and off the plan advice
  • Transfer of Land
  • Caveats
  • Land Tax advice
  • First Home Owners Grant applications
  • Assistance with Pensioner and Principal Place of Residence stamp duty exemptions
  • Mortgages and refinancing
  • PEXA e-settlements

Property Law

Our team can also assist with the laws regulating and prioritising the property law rights, interests and responsibilities including, ownership and tenancy in any real property or personal property.

We can assist clients with:

  • Buying and selling real property – residential, commercial and rural property
  • Buying off the plan
  • Leases including drafting, reviewing and negotiating lease terms, sub-leases, exit and renewal options
  • Land and strata subdivision and property development
  • Property co-ownership agreements including granny flat agreements
  • Purchase of residential rights in retirement villages, lifestyle villages and aged care
  • Borrowing and lending, including mortgages and loan documentation
  • Insurance advice identifying the most suitable business insurance
  • Property disputes including alternate dispute resolution and/or Court and Tribunal litigation and appearances
  • Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) advice, searches and registrations
Property Law

Town Planning

Our team is also experienced in providing advice to developer and non-developer clients relating to all planning and environmental related matters.

We represent clients before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), Planning Panels Victoria, Heritage Victoria and the Supreme Court.

We can assist clients with:

  • Pre-planning and local government laws
  • Preparation and review of planning permit applications
  • Obtaining planning approvals permits and re-zoning of land
  • Subdivision of land
  • Infrastructure Agreements
  • Drafting and negotiating Section 173 agreements
  • Design guidelines
  • VCAT / Council decisions mediation and appeals


  • Approvals, compliance and enforcement
  • Environmental covenants
  • Vegetation management

For further advice, please contact our office on telephone (03) 5968 3666 or email office@falconeadams.com.au and we will put you in contact with our Conveyancing, Property Law & Town Planning team.

Town Planning