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Andrew Wright
|Special Counsel

Andrew Wright is a senior property lawyer with over 17 years' experience in major projects, large conveyancing deals and commercial leasing for leading corporate and government clients.

Andrew's practice focuses on specialised private and public sector property-related development and infrastructure projects, as well as major commercial acquisition and leasing projects across such sectors as forestry, airports, roads, railways, ports, mining, alpine resorts and telecommunications.

He is particularly skilled in projects involving rural land and primary industry, together with Commonwealth and State Crown land deals.

Andrew's long-standing clients include Qantas, Optus, Westpac, Global Forest Partners, LIF (LG Super), and Perisher Blue. Other significant clients Andrew has acted for include Rabobank, Computershare, Australand, CMA Corporation, Anglican Retirement Villages (Diocese of Sydney), the former Office of the Coordinator General NSW, the Roads & Traffic Authority of NSW, and the Lane Cove Tunnel Consortium.

Andrew has significant experience with airport- related property transactions, having acted for Qantas for many years, including two secondments to Qantas' in-house legal team.

Sale of Murray River Forests (Project Wiradjuri)

Acted for Murray River Forests Pty Limited, an entity managed by Global Forest Partners LP, on the sale of approximately 5,500 plated hectares of freehold land and interests in 750 hectares of neighbouring plantations in southern New South Wales. Having advised on the entire lifecycle of the investment, our team brought significant expertise and experience to the transaction to maximise the outcome for the client.

Next Capital Aged Care investment

Advised Next Capital on its acquisition of five aged care facilities in South Australia and a subsequent sale and lease back.