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Foreign Investment

We help foreign investors to navigate the extensive FIRB approval process in Australia and acquire property.

We guide foreign purchasers through the complex approval process of obtaining FIRB approval of property in Australia, the conveyancing process and structuring advice.

As a foreign buyer, if you are looking to purchase property in Australia, there are complex foreign investment regulations and laws that can make it challenging and costly to invest in Australia.

We are here to help!

Our experienced lawyers can guide you through the process of obtaining approval by the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).

We can provide specialist advice on the costs involved in an acquisition including FIRB approval, stamp duty and ancillary costs. Our team provides you with strategic advice on the best way to structure your acquisition and we can assist you in establishing that structure.

We can provide you with advice on the Contract of Sale so that you understand the terms and your obligations. Our team helps you achieve a successful outcome by undertaking due diligence at the outset and advising you in a clear and timely manner to give you peace of mind that your acquisition in Australia will satisfy Australian laws.

Foreign investment advisory service to assist foreign purchasers

  • Advice on Foreign Investment and Takeovers Act 1975
  • Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approval applications
  • Property and planning due diligence
  • Advice on Contract of Sale and Vendor’s Statement (Section 32)
  • Conveyancing
  • Structuring advice and implementation

Our Foreign Investment Lawyers

Kristy Muhlhan


Kristy Muhlhan

Since 2014, she has been an owner and Principal of the firm and has mastered a broad range of essential commercial and business skills which go hand in hand with the work she does for...

Stewart Davis


Stewart Davis

LL.B (Hons) B.Com
As well as property law, Stewart has had exposure to VCAT administration matters and commercial law, particularly servicing developer clients.

George Hanger


George Hanger

George was admitted to legal practice in May 2015 after completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Laws at Monash University.
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