Profile of Tim Chislett

Tim Chislett

Managing Associate, LLB (Hons)

About Tim Chislett

Tim is a real estate specialist, providing legal and strategic advice in relation to complex property developments, leases, capital transactions and real estate joint ventures. 

Tim has a unique perspective of real estate investment, funds management and development, having spent several years as General Counsel and General Manager, Strategy & Legal at a property fund.  Through this experience, Tim has developed a deep understanding of how property funds operate, their key commercial drivers and strategies to mitigate legal and commercial risks.

Tim is recognised as an expert in the industry, having been named by Doyle's Guide as a Real Estate Rising Star in 2018 and Victoria's Young Property Lawyer of the Year by the Australian Law Council in 2019.

Tim’s relevant experience includes advising:

  • Mirvac – in relation to its development and sell down by way of fund through arrangement (including its leasing pre-commitments) of commercial office and industrial assets, including 699 Bourke Street, Riverside Quay and Calibre Industrial Estate.
  • Mirvac – in relation to its acquisition and development of a build to rent tower adjacent to the Queen Victoria Market – the largest BTR development undertaken in Australia.
  • CBRE Global Investors – in relation to its acquisition and development of 118 Mount Street, North Sydney by way of a fund through agreement.
  • ISPT – in relation to its acquisition of 275 Kent Street and its appointment of Mirvac as Development Manager to undertake development works for Westpac.
  • ISPT – in relation to its mandate arrangements with Aliro regarding the acquisition and development of a significant portfolio of industrial estates.
  • Woolworths – in relation to the development of shopping centres, supermarkets, Masters Hardware Stores and mixed use developments throughout Victoria.
  • Grocon – in relation to the acquisition of 85 Spring Street, Melbourne, including providing strategic development advice.
  • Australian Unity – in relation to its sale of several medical centre properties for its Healthcare Property Trust.
  • Newmark Capital – in relation to the acquisition and development of a Bunnings large format retail centre by way of a fund through arrangement.
  • Newmark Capital – in relation to the acquisition of the Jam Factory and Como Centre in South Yarra and the establishment and financing of the ownership vehicles, including complex tax and structuring solutions.
  • Newmark Capital – in relation to the sale of 417 St Kilda Road to Mapletree Investments and the winding up of the ownership vehicle.
  • Development Victoria – in relation to its divestment of large areas of developable land in Melbourne’s growth corridor. 
  • Wolfdene – in relation to the acquisition and development of a large residential estate in Austin Lakes, Perth.