We can provide advice and representation for every element of a lease, including compliance with all relevant legislation.
Dimos Lawyers has acted for both landlords and tenants for over 40 years, giving us an excellent understanding of the law from both perspectives.
We act for a vast array of private property owners, investors and property syndicates in the Melbourne CBD, as well as for shopping centre owners and other landlords across Victoria. For decades, our clients have looked to us for advice and expertise when leasing out their properties. Landlords have trusted us to draft and negotiate leases that protect their assets and their income. Our team’s paramount duty is to ensure that our clients’ interests are protected and that they have security in the event of a lease default. Should a dispute arise with your tenant, and alternative dispute resolution fails, we have the litigation experience needed to initiate and conduct court proceedings.
We help landlords with:
Our extensive leasing expertise in acting for landlords includes:
We act for some of Australia’s most prominent retail brands and a vast array of other tenants in the Melbourne CBD, Victoria’s largest shopping centres and elsewhere across the state. This depth of experience gives us the skill to rapidly identify any hidden traps in lease agreements. We take the time to explain to our clients in plain language their rights and leasing obligations. Our lawyers keep up to date with changes in the law and have access to the latest online commentary and legislation.
We can help tenants with:
Our expertise and experience in acting for tenants includes reviewing and advising on lease documents, drafting and negotiating offers to lease and heads of agreement, and negotiating lease terms. Over the years, we have assisted tenants in dispute resolution and litigation arising from breaches of lease, defending against injunctions and other court actions against landlords.
Our notable clients include:
We also work for a large number of cafés and restaurants, as well as clients leasing premises in Victoria’s largest retail shopping centres, and others leasing industrial property and commercial offices.