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Adam is a partner and the team leader of Mills Oakley’s Property team in Canberra.
He has more than 15 years’ experience acting on a range of structured property transactions, in which he has advised public and private sector clients in relation to the leasing, licensing, divestment, acquisition, and development of real property. In addition to advising in relation to property law matters, Adam also regularly advises clients in relation to environmental, planning, heritage, and native title aspects.
Adam acts widely for government departments, agencies, and statutory authorities, with deep experience acting for (amongst others) the Departments of Defence, Finance, Human Services, Immigration and Border Protection, Industry, Innovation and Science, and Infrastructure and Regional Development, as well as for Australian Hearing Services, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia, the National Capital Authority, and the University of Canberra.
He also has extensive private sector experience, including for Coles, Myer, Kmart, ANZ Banking Group, Suncorp, Bendigo Bank, GE, the Bank of China, Shell, ExxonMobil, Acciona, Leda Properties, the Evri Group, the Bulum Group, Ganellen, Reece, and Sportsbet.
Adam has been listed every year since 2014 in the Best Lawyers in Australia publication and is again featured in the 2018 edition for Real Property Law and for Government, including being recognised as the 2018 Canberra Real Property Lawyer of the Year. He is also listed as a Leading Property and Real Estate Lawyer in the 2017 edition of Doyle’s Guide and as a Recommended Real Estate Lawyer in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
Adam is the Chair of the ACT Law Society’s Property Law Committee and is a member of the ACT Division of the Property Council of Australia’s Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee.