Sue Harris Partner

Driven and with an in-depth knowledge of the law, Dr Sue Harris is a highly respected property lawyer with over 30 years’ experience advising on all aspects of property investments, transactions, developments, leasing, disputes and operations.

Sue is a proactive lawyer who has advised investors and developers in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors as well as landlords, tenants, owners’ corporations and farmers and is focused on achieving the best possible result whilst minimising risk.

A recognised property expert in Doyle’s Guide Health & Aged Care section, Sue’s practice has a significant focus on the retirement and hospitality industry including caravan parks, hotels and motels, and retirement villages. In particular, she has built up significant and in-depth experience in the Retirement Living industry where she acts for both the operators and residents. Sue’s clients include Retirement Villages and Lifestyle Villages (including Moveable Home Parks).

Sue has represented the farming and agribusiness industries and has experience in handling transactions, leases and seeking foreign investment approvals. Sue has a practical appreciation of the farming and agribusiness industries from operating her own farm in rural Victoria.

Key focus areas: 

  • Due Diligence on Large Acquisitions
  • Contract Drafting & Negotiations
  • Settlements
  • Leasing: Commercial, Industrial & Retail
  • Owners Corporations
  • Retirement Living
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Adverse Possession Claims
  • Agribusiness
  • Retirement Villages & Aged Care Facilities
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