Legal + Advisory services
to the real estate, hotel
& construction industries

Premium Legal + Advisory services delivered through a commercial lense

Keighran Legal + Advisory provides commercially pragmatic legal solutions to the hotels, real estate and construction industries across Australia.  We are also wholeheartedly committed to contributing to the communities in which we work and live.

Proactive engagement

Our experience enables us to think ahead of the curve and proactively manage client outcomes

Commercially focused

Commercially focused, pragmatic and cost-effective service delivered in a collaborative manner

Industry recognition

Our lawyers have been recognised by independent publications such as Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Legal500 and Chambers Global

Full service

We provide a full life-cycle service, including deal structuring, transaction execution and dispute advisory services

Indigenous outcomes

As a Supply Nation Certified business that is 100% Indigenous owned and managed, we focus on amplifying Indigenous talent

International reach

Our lawyers have international experience and can assist in the execution and management of transactions in foreign markets

We focus on outcomes

Our aim is to deliver results for our clients and communities in a measured and meaningful way  – 

with passion,  purpose, commitment and integrity

Integrating into your business

We listen. We empower our team to invest time to understand you and your business needs, setting the foundation for a strong and lasting relationship.

Taking a client-first approach

Your goal is our priority. We commit to achieving the best commercial result for your business while mitigating your legal risk, overcoming any roadblocks with alternative solutions and navigating the ever-changing legal landscape.

Being transparent in every action

We encourage open and honest communication and work to complete each engagement with no undue surprises. This includes engaging in clear communication of our time and cost implications with complete transparency.

Promoting Indigenous expertise

As a Supply Nation Certified business, we take our commitment to increasing Indigenous capacity seriously. We use Indigenous suppliers wherever possible, and actively seek to increase Indigenous participation across the legal industry in legal and non-legal roles.

Employing diversity in experience

Our team of top-level lawyers bring a wealth of experience from renowned national and international firms and large commercial businesses. This diversity in experience allows us to select the most suitable lawyers to match your requirements.

Sharing knowledge and nurturing growth

Our people are our business. We provide a cohesive and supportive internal environment without hierarchy. We share our learnings with each other to continually deepen our knowledge across teams, and acknowledge and celebrate success.

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Embracing a beating heart - Connection to Community

Keighran Legal + Advisory has a commitment to ensure continuous contribution to community. We volunteer our time, knowledge and resources to our local community and Indigenous outcomes.

Commercial real estate is in the DNA of our firm

At Keighran Legal + Advisory our team combine extensive legal expertise with genuine sector engagement.  This allows us to deliver industry leading solutions for the benefit of our clients.

Construction - solutions for the entire construction life cycle

Keighran Legal + Advisory acts for developers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. From initial contractual structuring advice and procurement to project management, contact administration and dispute avoidance and resolution.

Hotel sector experts - transactional and advisory

At Keighran Legal + Advisory, we are known as experts in our field. We work with international hotel operators, owners, fund managers, consultants and investors who each benefit from our holistic industry knowledge.

Embracing a beating heart. Connection to Community.

Sydney legal firm specialising in legal advice in real estate and construction

News, Articles + Resources

Keep  up to date with our latest legal updates, news about us and our clients, and industry news

Hospitality advisory group Minett Prime Square and law firm Keighran Legal + Advisory have partnered to benchmark the state of play within the hotel investment and …

Published: 29 November 2021 Written by: Duane Keighran and Sara Ibrahim The case of Thorn Australia Pty Ltd v Centuria Property Funds Ltd [2021] …

Developed by Traders In Purple, in partnership with Housing Trust, the project delivered much needed social and affordable housing rental units to the community …

A prominent core CBD building with over 4,500m of NLA, the building provides a significant opportunity for value add, whilst returning an …

Developed by Keylin as part of the prestigious ORIA Spring Hill development, the Hotel is due to open in 2024. Our Hotels team of Duane …

retail shop

Published: 30 September 2021 Written by: Duane Keighran and Sara Ibrahim The new amendments  Recent amendments to the Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) …

embracing a digital e-conveyancing

Published: 3 September 2021 Written by: John Momitsas and Sara Ibrahim The pursuit to move from traditional paper conveyancing processes, towards a completely digital e-conveyancing system, will be achieved shortly with a firm date for the abolishment of …

Published: 27 August 2021 Written by: John Momitsas and Sarah Ibrahim A very much anticipated wait (since our Article earlier this month) has finally come to an …

Source: Koori Mail, 30 June 2021. On the eve of our launch and leading up to #naidocweek2021, Koori Mail pulled an article from the archives …

Duane Keighran, Managing Director, Keighran Legal + Advisory

From National Indigenous Times Deputy Editor Rachael Knowles of National Indigenous Times sat down (virtually) with our Managing Director Duane Keighran to discuss the collective vision for our …