A telecommunications and retail leasing expert advising a top Australian telecommunications provider, Rohan is a property specialist with an enviable reputation.

Rohan leads his team in advising Vodafone Hutchison Australia on telecommunications law and the team is responsible for documenting the leasing and licensing of more than 5,000 sites throughout Australia.

Rohan has more than 24 years' experience advising major corporations, government bodies, developers, vendors and purchasers, as well as landlords on a broad range of property law issues. He also acts for developers and investors on the acquisition and sale of commercial properties, as well as a number of CBD and CBD fringe properties.

Rohan is a fellow of the Australian Property Institute and responsible for the legal training of valuers seeking accreditation to become specialist valuers under the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic). In this role, he works closely with the Small Business Commissioner of Victoria.

Rohan is often appointed as an expert to determine legal questions under dispute and gives expert opinions on retail leasing matters.

Areas of Expertise

Key focus areas:

  • Retail, Commercial & Industrial Leasing
  • Telecommunications Leasing Advice
  • Leasing of telecommunication sites in Australia for the Vodafone mobile network
  • Agreements, Buying & Selling
  • Due diligence on purchasers of office buildings in Melbourne CBD and surrounds
  • Retail tenancy disputes and mediations

Recent Articles by Rohan Ingleton

Valuer and Retail Leases Update – New changes proposed to the Act

In brief The Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019 was introduced into the lower house late last year. There are proposed changes to the Act, which I will summarise below. What you need to know Property managers will need to be...
3 February, 2020

Valuer and Retail Leases Update – Leases can no longer fall out of the operation of the Act

In brief You may recall in an update last year, I referred to a VCAT decision, which determined that a lease could cease to be governed by the Act during the term where occupancy costs (being rent and outgoings payable...
12 January, 2020

Valuer and Retail Leases Update – 2019 Final Wrap

A summary of the 2019 developments is as follows: January update: A landlord will be liable for air-conditioning if the lease specifies that air-conditioning is included in the premises. This means that a valuer will determine a rent based on...
16 December, 2019