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Jameson Shi

Fax +61.2.9513.2399
Mr. Shi is a real estate lawyer and has acted for vendors, purchasers, property developers, lessors and lessees in all aspects of their transactions. Mr. Shi has experience in a broad spectrum of property matters involving by-laws, easements, caveats, call options, leasing, property acquisitions and disposals (including off the plan acquisitions) and due diligence.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Shi worked as a commercial transactions lawyer, advising and acting for religious institutions, SMEs, associations and high net worth individuals. Mr. Shi also has experience in matters dealing with technology agreements, distribution agreements, succession and corporate advisory work.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Member of the NSW Young Lawyers Property Committee
  • Member of the NSW Young Lawyers Property Executive Committee (CLE Representative)
  • Acting for a major seafood retail and wholesale operator in respect of leasing matters involving assignments and sub-under leases.
  • Acting for a listed Hong Kong company on the AUD65 million purchase of a commercial warehouse.
  • Acting for a national aged care service provider on the purchase of vacant land for the development of an aged care facility.
  • Acting for a developer involving a staged residential subdivision of a parcel of land into 52 lots.
  • Advising on various real estate issues for a number of leading Australian companies, including reviewing lease documents and advising on rent review disputes.
  • Assisting with the property aspects of major corporate mergers and acquisitions by conducting due diligence and coordinating completion, including:
    • acting on the AUD230 million sale of a listed multi-national producer of foods and flavours products
    • acting for Capitol Health Ltd on a number of acquisitions of radiology practices
    • acting for several aged care service providers on a number of acquisitions and disposals of aged care facilities.
  • Reviewing and negotiating lease documentation across multiple jurisdictions for landlords (in respect of their building portfolios) and tenants (in respect of commercial and retail leasing) including:
    • a global engineering services company 
    • a leading Australian cancer radiation therapy company
    • the Australian subsidiary of a multinational aerospace and defence company.
  • Assisting various banks to facilitate the discharge of large mortgage portfolios.
  • Acting for various banks, receivers and managers and liquidators on the sale of distressed assets (including premium property assets and commercial, retail, residential and rural properties across Australia) involving the transfer of liquor licence and gaming machine entitlements.