Advising on retail and commercial sales, purchases and leases including lease agreements.

For many years, Thynne + Macartney’s team has supported a substantial retail landlord client base, managing tenancies and related issues across Queensland for major shopping centres.

Our team has the experience of working through the highs and lows of the property market, as well as market booms and recessions. In addition to helping clients during the good times, we have the the insights and expertise to help them manage their portfolios in depressed or falling markets to ensure their own sustainable based on their particular situation, objectives and financial requirements.

Adopting an efficient and methodical process, we help protect the interests of our clients by simplifying leasing transactions and carefully considering the implications of all decisions relating to potential risk allocations.

Our expertise

  • Acquisition of shopping and retail centres
    • pre-contract advice
    • structuring
    • contract negotiation
    • financing
    • due diligence

  • Compliance under the Retail Shop Leases Act
  • Disposal of retail property
  • Leasing and management of major tenancies
  • Negotiations and dispute resolution with tenants
  • Construction and planning

Wherever your shopping centre is located – we’re with you.


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Awards & Recognition

Best Lawyers


  • Sue Maxwell – (2019-2024)

Leasing Law

  • Aaron Webb – (2021-2024)

Real Property

  • Aaron Webb – (2017-2024)


  • Aaron Webb – Recommended (2019-2023)
  • Cameron Graham – Recommended (2018-2023), Leading (2017)

Property & Real Estate

  • Leading Law Firm – Recommended (2018-2023)
  • Aaron Webb – Recommended (2018 & 2020-2021)
  • Cameron Graham – Recommended (2014-2018)

Partner of the Year

  • Aaron Webb, Real Estate – Finalist (2018)

Team of the Year

  • Property – Finalist (2017 & 2020-2022)