Simon Bennett – Partner
QLS Accredited Specialist (Property Law)
T: 07 5555 0000
E: [email protected]
Simon was admitted as a Solicitor in 1993 after obtaining an Honours Degree in Law from Bond University.
He joined OMB Solicitors in 1996 as an Associate and then became a Partner of the firm in 1999.
Since becoming a Solicitor, Simon has worked in property law in a large range of transactional matters.
Simon’s experience encompasses all aspects of law relevant to property and real estate. As client’s needs in relation to the ever-changing market evolve, the experience and expertise Simon has gathered has allowed him to provide specialist advice on property projects.
His ability to communicate and apply lateral and commercial thinking enables him to build strong relationships with clients so that their needs can be met on an integrated basis. Clients often comment that Simon’s ability to think not only with the legal expertise but also with a practical and commercial knowledge has allowed them to conclude deals that may have otherwise been stalled or compromised with legalistic issues. It is this mixture of understanding the real estate business and the legal requirements that has developed his reputation as a market leader in the space.
His practice includes varied developments of a commercial, industrial and residential nature, including contracts and documents involved in mixed use and staged developments, the acquisition and disposal of property assets and their subsequent development, management, and leasing. He provides detailed structural advice for individuals or organisations in respect of holdings or transactions and projects.
Simon also has significant experience in acting for Landlords and Tenants in relation to all areas of commercial and industrial Leasing and has been able to deliver positive project outcomes for clients through expertise in lease negotiations and all associated formal documentation. His knowledge and understanding or leasing issues and associated legal compliance is exceptional.
As a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in property law his experience and knowledge in a broad range of Property matters is extensive.
Simon works with both small and large clients and he and his team are efficient in providing the necessary documentation to enable those clients to run their property projects smoothly.
Admitted as a Solicitor in 1993.
Honors Degree in Law from Bond University.
QLD Law Society Accredited Specialist
Board member Gold Coast Community Fund
Chair of the TSS Audit and Risk Committee
Member of Australia Lawyers
Board member of the Gold Coast Suns Football Club
3 x Australian Quarter Horse champion
4 x Australian representative in Triathlons