Margot is a property partner with a multi-disciplinary energy, projects and corporate background. This gives her a unique skill set to assess issues from multiple angles and present commercial solutions to clients.
She has particular expertise in large scale urban regeneration property projects, renewable projects and infrastructure projects. Margot works primarily with developers and project sponsors across all property project interfaces to identify and manage potential gap risks.
Her experience includes negotiating significant project development agreements, advising on subdivisions, easements and satisfaction of development conditions, negotiating major agreements for lease and leases with anchor tenants on developments, working with stakeholders such as Sydney Trains and Infrastructure NSW, passdown of developer obligations to builders and consultants and advising on remediation and environmental obligations. Margot has also acted on corporate real estate transactions in London and in Sydney.
Margot has special interest in sustainable buildings, planning for climate change, placemaking and strong urban centres and architecture and design for accessibility. Margot is a committee member for the Property Council of Australia, Western Sydney Chapter.
Before moving to Sydney in 2014, Margot worked in London for Slaughter and May and Ashurst, in Bulgaria with CMS Cameron McKenna and with Allens in Western Australia. Margot has also worked inhouse for Walker Corporation, Lendlease and Rio Tinto. Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Margot was the Head of Real Estate Sydney office at Piper Alderman.