Samuel Brown is a property projects and investments lawyer, focusing on real estate and infrastructure transactions, developments and investment funds. Sam’s particular expertise includes acquisitions and disposals of development and built form assets, project and development agreements, title structuring and subdivisions, transaction and investment structuring, management agreements and complex leasing.
Samuel is a commercially minded lawyer who believes in taking the initiative, being responsive and adopting an astute, solutions based approach. He communicates in a clear and straightforward manner to attain successful outcomes. He is ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 with clients noting his "commerciality and responsiveness" and in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 clients described him as "an exceptionally talented real estate transactions lawyer.“ Samuel was also awarded Real Estate Partner of the Year, at the 2020 Lawyers Weekly Partner awards.
Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Samuel led the finance and commercial property team at a boutique firm in Sydney.
- Recommended in the Doyle's Guide for Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyer Rankings in New South Wales (2023)
- Listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia™ for Leasing Law and Real Property Law (2023-present)
- Recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific, as a Next Generation Partner for Real Estate (2021 – present)
- Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards for Real Estate (2021, 2022 and 2023)
- Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly for the Team of the Year Awards for Property (2021)
- Australasian Law Awards, Excellence Awardee (2021)
- Winner for the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year for Real Estate (2020)
- Recognised by Chambers Asia Pacific for Real Estate in Australia (2019 – present)
- Team recognised by Chambers Asia-Pacific for Real Estate in Australia, Band 5 (2019 – present)
- Team recognised by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific for Real Estate, Tier 4 (2020 – present), Tier 5 (2019)
Samuel is a member of the organizing committee for the annual LAWSKI conference Thredbo, NSW, a not-for-profit event for the profession that also seeks to raise funds for charitable purposes.
In 2013, Samuel travelled to Kenya to co-present with the Kenyan Capital Markets Authority and a major Kenyan law firm to investment banks and developers on REIT regulations that were proposed for Kenya, modelled on Australian law.