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Anthony Poynton
Partner
I am an expert property lawyer advising in relation to complex large-scale property and infrastructure developments and real estate transactions across the private and government sectors. I have led landmark real estate transactions in the development, industrial, logistics, university, aeronautical, port and commercial sectors.
  • +61 3 8608 2014
  • +61 419 872 007

I apply extensive cross-sectoral experience to achieve innovative solutions for clients transactions.

I have been recognised as a leading lawyer in industry and peer directories including Best Lawyers Australia, Chambers Asia Pacific, APL Legal 500 and Doyle's Guide.

Career Highlights

  • Acquisitions and disposals of numerous office buildings, shopping centres and significant commercial, industrial and agricultural portfolios
  • Privatisation of Port of Melbourne, Australia's largest container port, for the Victorian Government via a $9.7bn lease
  • Development Victoria on the Melbourne Docklands urban regeneration
  • The University of Melbourne’s Carlton Connect Initiative academic/public/private collaboration hub
  • Portfolio and development leasing for Coles, Target, National Australia Bank, Myer, BMW, government agencies and other leading retail and office tenants
  • Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust's acquisition of a 26 property logistics portfolio for A$1.013 billion, the largest industrial property transaction in Australia
  • Airport anchor tenancies for Qantas at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Gold Coast Airports
  • Port of Melbourne Corporation’s $1.6bn 3rd International Container Terminal development
  • Acquisitions of Sofitel Wentworth Sydney Hotel, Novatel Rockford Darling Harbour and Fraser Suites Sydney
  • Advising on infrastructure corridors including for major electricity powerlines and gas pipelines, Basslink undersea cable between Victoria and Tasmania, Port Phillip Bay shipping channels and Eastlink tollway