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Matthew Rafferty

Matthew Rafferty


Phone: (02) 9291 7100

International Phone: (+61 2) 9291 7100

Location: Sydney

Matthew acts for major retail and commercial property management corporations, advising on all aspects of retail and commercial leasing transactions, shopping centre redevelopment, land title office issues, retail legislation and corporations’ law.

Matthew is part of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers leasing team, which provides a comprehensive leasing transaction service across the eastern states of Australia. This service includes providing initial advice during the commercial negotiation for the new lease, drafting, negotiating, completing formal documentation, and, if necessary, dispute resolution.

As well as leasing, Matthew is able to advise on all kinds of land dealings, property related claims and disputes.

Matthew also assists the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers not-for-profit team with advice in relation to property development and transactions. This includes leases and property development matters for schools, university offices and welfare services.

Matthew is based in Carroll & O’Dea’s Sydney office, located on the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. Matthew acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and pays respects to the Elders past and present.

Key Professional Achievements

  • Matthew obtained his law degree from the University of NSW and also has tertiary qualifications in science and philosophy.
  • Matthew was admitted in 2007 and joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in the same year.
  • Matthew was made an Associate in November 2009 and a Partner in 2015.

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