We focus on your commercial outcomes.
Welcome to Keighran Legal + Advisory.
Bespoke legal solutions for the Real Estate, Hotels + Construction sectors.
Our areas of expertise
At Keighran Legal + Advisory, we like to think of ourselves as a real estate, hotel + construction business. One that just happens to be filled with specialised skills and top-tier expertise in all aspects of the laws and practices surrounding these sectors. Providing solutions that lead our clients to better commercial outcomes. Always.
We manage commercial real estate transactions for fund managers, developers, international and local investors, landlords and tenants, Indigenous corporations, community housing providers and high net worth individuals.
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With recognised expertise in the hotel, tourism and accommodation industries, we work with international and local hotel plus serviced apartment operators, asset owners, fund managers, consultants and investors, who each benefit from our holistic understanding of the sector.
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We provide solutions for the entire construction life cycle through project inception, execution, delivery and even dispute avoidance and resolution. We act for developers, contractors, consultants and sub-contractors with support through the entire life cycle.
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When matters don’t go to plan, rest assured we’ll stand side by side with you to help you resolve any issues. We’ll work towards a swift resolution of any dispute, including negotiating a commercial settlement if required.
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Care that you’ll feel
To say that we care would be a massive understatement. We actually pick up the phone when it rings. Offering you all the expertise and knowledge expected of a premium firm but with an undeniable value proposition and unparalleled levels of service which often exceed expectations. We are not bound by the clock. Because when we commit to a client we fully commit. We become ingrained in our client’s businesses. With the same expert team assisting you right throughout each matter. It’s care that you’ll feel. The same care we show each other, regardless of seniority. The same care we show the wider community. A care that we feel is helped by being proudly Indigenous owned.
Our experience enables us to think ahead of the curve and proactively manage client outcomes.
Our lawyers have been recognised by independent publications such as Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Legal500 and Chambers Global.
As a Supply Nation Certified and NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce Assured business that is 100% Indigenous owned and managed, we focus on amplifying the very best Indigenous talent.
Commercially focused, pragmatic and cost-effective service delivered in a collaborative manner.
We provide a full life-cycle service, including deal structuring, transaction execution and dispute advisory services.
Our lawyers have international experience and can assist in the execution and management of transactions in foreign markets.
Expert advice without the red tape
Deep thinking before any lawyering
We provide pragmatic legal solutions, to the real estate, hotels and construction industries. True. But it’s HOW we do this that really makes a difference. So, long before we ever start reviewing or drafting documents, we take the time to fully understand the issues and problems surrounding them. And, more importantly, the opportunities that are possible. From the beginning of taking over a matter – we are in. Wholeheartedly. With an extremely experienced, solutions-driven team armed with a commercial understanding of your objectives as well as brilliant legal minds. Focusing on your commercial outcomes as if they were our own. Because a win for you is a win for us.
We’re humbled and honoured to have been recognised by respected independent publications such as:
"Commended by sources for extensive knowledge of hotel and serviced apartment management and agreements."
Who’s Who Legal
Ranked: Real Property Law
"They truly understood the project and were always available with the right advice at the right time."
""Possesses a distinct focus on acting for hotels and serviced apartments on rebranding, franchising, management, sales and acquisitions, leasing and development matters."
Recommended: Hospitality Law (Australia)
Who’s Who Legal
Our focus is on your commercial outcomes
So before we start drafting any documents, we ask the questions that matter. Spending time to fully understand each issue, your business objectives and desired outcome. In this manner, we’ll often find a better way of solving the problem and reach a far better commercial outcome for our clients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caring for your business
as if it was our own.
As we do for all our clients.
We would love the opportunity to prove it to you.