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Monica Hii

Special Counsel – Property

Monica approaches her work with making the most of business opportunities, consistently contending with problems and minimising risk. She has built many long term relationships with clients over her career, and has a reputation for guaranteed consistent quality of service, astute legal advice and flexible commercial sense.

As a property lawyer, with her focus on commercial leasing, Monica advises across a broad range of industry sectors on leasing and general property matters, as well as assists landlords and tenants with negotiating and finalising leases. She has additional expertise in off the plan sales and business sales and has advised major banks and government bodies. With a clear and succinct approach to all matters in her practice, she drives every project towards completion with tenacity, and charisma.

In addition to her practical and professional proficiency, Monica speaks Mandarin and Cantonese and is also admitted to the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Monica worked for McMahon Clarke, Rigby Cooke and Norton Rose.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Property – Retail, Commercial & Industrial

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • Acting for fashion clothing retail chain Forever New on national and international leasing matters and providing general property law advice.
  • Acting for the vendor in relation to off the plan sales of luxury apartments in Toorak, Melbourne.
  • Advising the owner of shopping centres in Victoria on leasing and general property matters.
  • Acting for the vendor in the multi-million-dollar sale of freehold land and the caravan park business conducted from the land.
  • Acting for the owners of office buildings in the Melbourne CBD on leasing and general property matters.