Ruth Fesseha
Lawyer
Olivia Boyle
Consultant
Angus Verheul
Law Graduate
Taufiq Arahman
Lawyer
Ed Macgregor
Senior Associate
Samridhi Sinha
Lawyer
Peter Mutema
Consultant
Joanna Wang
Lawyer

Sarah Roettgers

Partner

Sarah is a seasoned real estate partner with a wealth of expertise in a wide range of commercial real estate matters. With her outstanding technical skills and unwavering enthusiasm, Sarah is committed to understanding her clients’ business needs and delivering exceptional results. She thrives on collaboration and is constantly working to foster strong relationships with both clients and colleagues.

As an expert in capital transactions, property development, acquisitions and disposals, residential land subdivisions and master-planned communities, commercial, retail and industrial leasing, and large-scale infrastructure projects, Sarah has a proven track record of success in delivering complex and challenging projects.

Sarah is also passionate about mentoring and dedicated to guiding the next generation of professionals. She’s actively involved in several mentoring initiatives and is recognised for her deep commitment to supporting and developing her peers.

A member of the Queensland Law Society, Sarah has held several leadership positions, including Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary of the Urban Land Institute in Brisbane.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Sarah worked in the Real Estate team at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. With her wealth of experience and dedication to her clients, Sarah is a true asset to any team.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Real Estate; Acquisitions & Disposals; Commercial Property – Development; Leasing – Office, Retail and Industrial; Infrastructure Projects

AWARDS
  • Finalist, Senior Associate Award – issued by Lawyers Weekly – January 2013
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Information Technology – Queensland University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Queensland University of Technology
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland
SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Acting for Haben on its acquisition of a 50% interest in retail shopping centre, Townsville Shopping Centre, from AMP Capital for $115m.
  • Acting for Haben on its acquisition of the balance 50% interest in retail shopping centre, Townsville Shopping Centre, from Stockland for $123.5m.
  • Acting for Eureka Group Holdings on the acquisition of a portfolio of six seniors’ rental villages located in Western Australia for $44m.
  • Acting for BlackRock and Federation Asset Management in its joint venture involving the acquisition and development of childcare assets across Australia valued at $600 million in projected capital expenditure.
  • Acting for Real Asset Management Group on its acquisition and disposal of retail, office and medical assets across Australia, including the acquisition of 333 Ann Street, Brisbane from Growthpoint Properties for $141.1m.
  • Advising Packhorse Pastoral on the sale of grazing property “Stuart’s Creek” to QIC.
  • Acting for Blackstone on various and complex capital transactions, including the disposal and acquisition by unit sale of various office and retail assets in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia; the acquisition of various Queensland industrial and logistics assets; and the acquisition of build-to-rent projects.
  • Negotiating retail, commercial and industrial leases nationally on behalf of landlords (including 151 Property and Blackstone, Mirvac, Stockland, Queensland University of Technology and Kelly Group) and tenants (including Australia Post, National Australia Bank and BP Australia), including negotiating major, mini-major and specialty retail leases.
  • Acting for Stockland on the acquisition of its 700 hectare masterplanned residential community in Queensland’s South Ripley known as ‘Providence’ for $193 million.
  • Acting for Queensland Motorways in the negotiation of its lease and other transaction documents for its head office in Brisbane.
  • Acting for Queensland Treasury Corporation on the disposal of the Brisbane City Council Bus Network Terminal in Eagle Farm for $102.5 million to Charter Hall.
  • Advising on the QCLNG infrastructure project including negotiations with private landowners, local authorities, petroleum companies and State government departments on conduct and compensation agreements, licences, permissions, easements and land access arrangements over freehold and State leasehold tenures.
  • Acting for BP on the disposal of its bitumen facilities across Australia to Puma Energy, including the disposal of substantial pipeline infrastructure.