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Julie Brown

Julie is a senior lawyer in the Brisbane real estate and corporate teams. She has 20 years' property law experience acting in in due diligence investigations and the sale and acquisition of commercial and industrial sites and CBD buildings. Julie advises on property projects including tourism and leisure developments.  She also acts in commercial, industrial and retail leasing matters and has extensive experience in negotiating major leasing deals.  

She has a keen interest in airport development and has acted for the owners of various major and regional airports. She provides regulatory advice to clients in relation to the operation of airports and has acted on the regulatory and real estate aspects of airport privatisations and commercial partnerships.

Julie presents to Government, mining companies and other lawyers in relation to the commercial application of drones and the various regulatory and contract issues associated with them.

  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Transport: Aviation – Rising Star (2021)

"Based in Brisbane alongside Young is special counsel Julie Brown, an up and coming expert on the regulatory and real estate considerations of airport commercial partnerships and privatisations." - Legal500, Transport: Aviation - Australia, 2020

  • Queensland Law Society member
  • Presented a paper on "Drones on Regional Airports – Friend or Foe?", Regional Airports Symposium, Airlie Beach, Queensland, 9 May 2019
  • Presented a paper on "Prescribed Airspace – Regulatory Regime & Development Issues", Australasian Airports Real Estate & Planning Conference, Kingscliff, Queensland, 6 September 2018
  • "Issues for Commercial Drone Contracts: Procurement of RPAs and Engaging Contractors", Rise of the Drones: Liability for Government and Businesses, LegalWise seminars, Melbourne, 9 June 2017 and Brisbane, 14 June 2017

Julie regularly writes on topics such as transport, airports, drones, leasing and tourism.

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