Peter Calov

Partner. Sydney.

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Peter Calov

Peter Calov plays an integral role in some of the iconic property projects that shape Australia’s landscape and cityscapes.

For more than 25 years, he has specialised in all aspects of commercial property practice, including property projects, joint ventures, finance and title structures.

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Peter Calov plays an integral role in some of the iconic property projects that shape Australia’s landscape and cityscapes.

For more than 25 years, he has specialised in all aspects of commercial property practice, including property projects, joint ventures, finance and title structures.

Peter is sought by major property developers and institutions to assist in acquiring, developing (including leasing and financing) and selling major commercial, retail, industrial and residential property in Australia.

“A sensational negotiator” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Peter Calov

Peter's Expertise

  • Walsh Bay joint venture Acted on all aspects of the establishment, development and financing of Sydney’s Walsh Bay comprising 600 residential dwellings, commercial and retail space.
  • 2000 Olympic Games Village Acted for development joint venture in the residential community title structuring and developing of the 2000 Olympic Games Village comprising more than 2000 dwellings.
  • $1.124 billion Mirvac acquisition Reported as Australia’s largest property deal at the time, Peter led the Corrs team advising Mirvac on the acquisition of 24 property assets from Walker Corporation. Assisting Mirvac to settle the transaction in just 45 days.
  • Mirvac Multi Option Presale Securitisation Acted for Mirvac on its MOPS documentation and programme to fund development activity with the securitisation of presales - securities being provided on a limited recourse basis.
  • Indigenous Land Corporation Advised on the scope of the Corporation’s powers under ATSIC legislation with respect to joint ventures and property and finance transactions.

Peter's Thinking

What others say

  • “Leading Lawyer - Real Estate” Chambers Asia Pacific and Global Guides, 2008-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Construction/Infrastructure Law” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Real Property Law” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2010-2018
  • “Very experienced, commercial and client-focused” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2016
  • “Clients describe him as a sensational negotiator and fantastic at complex structuring acquisitions, or rather, at simplifying them” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2015
  • “Highly rated for his expertise in property development and finance” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2015
  • “Peers rate Peter as a tremendous practitioner and point out that he is especially good at property development” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2014
  • “Lawyer of the Year - Real Property - Sydney” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2013
  • “Has a good understanding both of the law and of how to get a deal finalised” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2013
  • “Leading Lawyer - Real Estate” Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2017
  • “A legend in the Australian property and infrastructure space” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2018

Peter's Leadership

  • Law Society of New South Wales Member