International law firm Coudert Brothers has significantly strengthened its property practice in Sydney with the appointment of a new partner with stand-out experience and skills in this area. The firm is delighted to announce that Lexia Wilson has joined the firm, considerably extending the expertise and capability of the property group.
Also joining the firm as a senior associate is Catherine Bray who will work with Ms Wilson and the Coudert Brothers property team.
The appointments reflect Coudert Brothers’ intention to continue building on the range of premier legal services it offers the property sector in Australia. Besides offering legal services particularly pertinent to the property sector, Coudert Brothers is able to mesh these with a broad portfolio of corporate legal services available both in Australia and internationally through its large global network, in order to deliver a full legal service for clients both domestically and abroad.
Peter Calov, managing partner of Coudert Brothers in Sydney, and head of the property practice said, “Lexia Wilson is an exceptionally skilled lawyer who is held in the highest regard by both her peers and the property industry at large. We are all delighted that she and Catherine Bray have decided to join Coudert Brothers. They share a deep understanding of the commercial pressures that enterprises face today, and a reputation for excellence in terms of the legal solutions developed in partnership with clients.
“We look forward to a long and productive relationship with Lexia and Catherine – a relationship which can only strengthen as Coudert Brothers continues to build on already strong foundations in this sector.”
Ms Wilson is highly skilled in complex property issues including site acquisition and development, due diligence, project and structured financing, title structuring, commercial property acquisition and disposal, retail outlet development and leaseback. She is also a director of the Property Council of Australia.
Ms Bray has worked closely with Ms Wilson and her clients for the past three years, providing a range of legal services, predominantly focussed on property related issues.
Ms Wilson and Ms Bray were formerly with Minter Ellison.