Matthew Armstrong | Associate | Brisbane

  • Property & Projects
  • Retirement Living, Aged Care & Manufactured Home Estates
Tel 61 7 3001 9256Mob 0439 660 745Email

Matthew commenced his legal career with ClarkeKann as a law clerk in our Litigation & Insolvency business unit gaining experience in commercial litigation. Following graduation from the Queensland University of Technology, Matthew commenced as a solicitor in our Property & Projects business unit and has since been promoted as an associate.

Matthew takes a proactive role in developing client initiatives and is committed to achieving commercial outcomes consistent with his clients’ objectives. Matthew’s expertise includes property development, acquisitions and disposals, commercial leasing, body corporate matters and retirement living and aged care.




Property & Projects

  • FKP Group/Twin Ocean Group - The Hudson at Albion Mill

    Acting in all aspects of the Albion Mill residential and retail mixed use project to facilitate to development of the Heritage listed Albion Floor Mill and adjoining site areas, including high volume off the plan unit conveyancing, project development, project finance, body corporate and titling matters.
  • Mirvac Group - Gainsborough Greens

    Acting for the Mirvac Group in the development of a master planned layered and staged community titles scheme development at Pimpama on the Gold Coast, including preparing and updating "flat land" off the plan sales documentation, providing body corporate advice and high volume residential conveyancing.
  • Matrix Property Consultants

    Advising in all property development aspects, including flat land subdivisions, due diligence, investigations, planning, and development site acquisitions.
  • Clarendon Display Homes

    Advising in all property aspects, including site acquisition contracts with major developers, reviewing display village agreements and drafting and negotiating display home sale contracts with leasebacks to Clarendon.
  • Receivers and managers appointed

    Acting for receivers and managers appointed in the sale of off the plan lots in an industrial estate in Paget, Mackay, involving negotiations with major anchor tenants and listed companies                
  • Private developers

    Assisting the private developers with all aspects of property development, including site acquisitions, marketing and launch campaigns, due diligence investigations, high volume conveyancing and body corporate advice.
  • Commercial leasing clients

    Acting for landlords and tenants in relation to commercial and retail leases.

Retirement Living & Aged Care

  • Palm Lake Group

    Advising the Palm Lake Group on its retirement village assets in Queensland and New South Wales, including regulatory compliance, drafting the suite of village contract documentation and implementing and training sales staff in compliance and legal process.
  • Retirement village and aged care operators

    Advising retirement village developers and scheme operators on the operation of retirement villages, including unit conveyancing.



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