Paul Carrick

Partner. Sydney.

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Paul Carrick

Highly regarded property and infrastructure lawyer Paul Carrick specialises in innovative advice and commercially viable solutions.

From property developments, joint ventures, and title structuring to acquisitions and disposals, Paul acts for developers, land owners and tenants in all aspects of residential, commercial and mixed use developments.

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Highly regarded property and infrastructure lawyer Paul Carrick specialises in innovative advice and commercially viable solutions.

From property developments, joint ventures, and title structuring to acquisitions and disposals, Paul acts for developers, land owners and tenants in all aspects of residential, commercial and mixed use developments.

Paul’s strong technical skills, client focus and commercial insight quickly gain the confidence of clients who regularly seek him out to present on property-related issues and developments within the market.

A pioneer in the area of social housing, Paul has also been a leading adviser for Australia’s largest developments in the not-for-profit sector.

Paul’s client list includes many of Australia’s leading listed companies including the Mirvac Group, Port Philip Housing Association, Woolworths, the Lend Lease Group, the Transfield Group, Macquarie Bank, Rose Group and Telstra.

“An outstanding operator who consistently delivers”
Paul Carrick

Paul's Expertise

  • Westpac Head Office, Mirvac/Blackstone Acting for Mirvac and Blackstone in relation to the Westpac Head Office and the redevelopment of 275 Kent Street which involves a complex Agreement for Lease an a suite of associated documents with Westpac. Also acting in relation to the redevelopment of the building and associated arrangements with TfNSW and City of Sydney.
  • Southern Cross Towers, Blackstone Advising on the acquisition of a 50% indirect interest in the Southern Cross East office tower in the Melbourne CBD and a 50% direct freehold interest in the Southern Cross West for a value of approximately $625M.
  • Retail Acquisitions, Blackstone Acted for Blackstone on its acquisition of three Vicinity Shopping Centres located in Queensland and Victoria for a value of approximately $600M and on its acquisition of 2 Centres from Scentre in NSW and Queensland for a value of approximately $655M.
  • Residential Developments, Various Acting for clients including Lendlease, Mirvac and Celestino in relation to residential developments comprising over 10,000 dwellings.
  • Walsh Bay Acted for a joint venture of the Mirvac Group and the Transfield Group in a project that comprised leasehold strata, leasehold part strata and leasehold lots of approximately 600 residential dwellings, commercial and retail spaces.
  • Timbercorp Key adviser to KordaMentha in the sale of the Timbercorp Group forestry assets, described as “one of the most complex in Australian corporate history”.
  • Woolworths - Project Sphinx Responsible for overall project management in Woolworths’ disposal of a portfolio of 34 shopping centres across five states.
  • West Werribee development agreement Acted for the Richmond family in the development of a 438 hectare site which will be developed by Delfin Lend Lease into a master-planned community comprising approximately 4000 homes, four schools and a new neighbourhood shopping centre.
  • Jacksons Landing Acting for Lend Lease on the Jacksons Landing development, a community title development on the former CSR site in Pyrmont. This staged development involves 1,500 lots including residential strata units and retail/commercial lots.

What others say

  • “Best Lawyer - Real Property Law” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2016-2017
  • “Leading Individual - Real Estate” Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2016

Paul's Leadership

  • Law Society of New South Wales Member