As a director of the firm and one of the inaugural LIV Commercial Tenancy Law Specialists in Victoria (1999-2015), Lesley heads the firm's Commercial and Retail Leasing Group. She also practices extensively in Commercial and Agricultural property transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and property related Water Law issues.
She is highly regarded as a technically astute lawyer with a commercial approach. Lesley's advises high wealth individual property developers, business owners and agriculturalists, government bodies including water authorities, catchment management authorities, and local councils.
Lesley is also significantly involved in the management of the firm including compliance and administration.
Lesley has a keen sense of community and serves as a Board Member of the Committee 4 Greater Shepparton which seeks to advocate for the region and influence public policy (http://www.c4gs.com.au/). She is a community representative on the Goulburn Valley Highway Bypass Action Group (http://greatershepparton.com.au/council/major-projects/bypass/bypass-action-group) and a Champion of the Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project which promotes improved educational opportunities in the region (http://www.gslp.com.au/). She also actively supports Dawes & Vary Riordan's volunteering and scholarship program with Wilmott Road Primary School.
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