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Gavin Cragg

Gavin Cragg

Partner

Gavin is driven by getting results for his clients and thrives on the challenge of meeting his clients’ needs, no matter how diverse or complex. Approachable and proactive, Gavin always has one eye on the bigger picture and never misses a chance to make life easier for his clients.

Gavin’s main areas of expertise are property, infrastructure and development law. He specialises in commercial, industrial and residential developments, acquisitions and disposals, due diligence enquiries and commercial leasing. Gavin’s experience in major developments includes large scale residential land release in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, industrial developments and the expansion of major regional shopping centres. He has also been involved in negotiating the documentation for marina developments.

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In the wine sector, Gavin has assisted clients with the sale and acquisition of numerous high profile wineries in South Australia and Tasmania.  His expertise also includes vineyard sales, leaseback agreements, land divisions, boundary realignments and water rights advice and allocations.

Whilst working in the mining and resources sector Gavin prepared and negotiated the documentation for acquisition and development of an iron ore export facility in South Australia.  Gavin also acts for a major multi-national client advising them in respect to the national leasing portfolio.

Gavin is accessible, personable, diligent and highly skilled – traits that put him amongst the best in his field. Clients are confident that Gavin can handle all of their property and development needs – it’s a confidence he enjoys and respects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Graduate)
  • Bachelor of Arts

Expertise

Affiliations

  • Property Council of Australia (SA Division)
  • Urban Development Committee Member and Economic & Infrastructure Development Committee Member
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia Member
  • Law Society of South Australia Member
  • Access 2 Place Board Member

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