Project Advisory

Since inception in 1993, we have regularly acted for international companies and investors in their dealings in Australia, becoming more than just legal advisors – we are their trusted local representative.

Hickey Lawyers’ dealings include Great Southern Land Development Company – a group of German investors, in the delivery of a 100-hectare residential community, Gold Coast high rise projects in Broadbeach and Coolangatta, commercial development at Varsity Lakes and the acquisition of further sites.

We also acted in the development of the 34-storey, award winning Gold Coast project The Wave at Broadbeach for Macau businessman, Dr Stanley Ho.

Trusted Legal Representatives

Hickey Lawyers is focused on protecting our clients’ business interests every step of the way, alerting them to any changes in the legal, commercial or political landscape that may impact on their project or their bottom line.

Our lawyers guide clients through their transaction or development, from finding the right site and achieving the necessary approvals, through design and construction, until the last contract is settled.

Hickey Lawyers’ extensive network of professional contacts, including accountants, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, real estate agents, taxation specialists, valuers and property marketers, can assist you in selecting the team you require.

We have a team of multilingual staff fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese, to ensure language is no barrier to getting the job done.

Hickey Lawyers’ has a depth of experience in this area.


Mark Lacy

Managing Partner

B.Com, LL.B

With over 28 years' experience, Mark’s expertise spans all aspects of the development process.

+61 (0)7 5556 7400

Joe Welch



Joe specialises in property development and community title, often advising on major master planned projects.

+61 (0)7 5556 7400

Simon Chan



Simon has extensive experience in all areas of law relevant to property acquisition, development, leasing and sale.

+61 (0)7 5556 7400

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