Michelle Summerville has more than 13 years' experience providing advice and guidance on major real estate transactions in Australia.
Michelle's experience spans across all stages of the development life-cycle including acquisition and structuring through to disposal of assets, government projects, developments for commercial, industrial and mixed use projects, strata and community title and complex leasing (commercial, industrial and retail). She has a diverse client base acting for the government sector, local and overseas developers, institutions, corporate real estate clients and high net worth individuals.
Michelle communicates in plain language, is proactive and maintains a focus on helping clients achieve strategic goals by delivering high quality legal advice and commercial solutions. In 2018, she was recognised as 1 of 15 lawyers in Australia as a "Rising Star" by Doyle's Guide for Australian Property & Real Estate Law.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Michelle was a senior associate at a leading Australian law firm.
- Doyle's Guide, recognised as Rising Star for Australian Property & Real Estate Law (2018, 2020-present)
- Accepted to 500 Women in Property program by Property Council of Australia (2018)
- Member of the Law Society of New South Wales