Laura Forsyth

Special Counsel

Laura has been practising in commercial property law for over 15 years, with a focus on industrial and retail leasing.

Laura’s expertise includes the preparation and negotiation of specialist lease documentation (including ancillary agreements) for owners and tenants of major industrial and warehouse estates in greater Sydney, and commercial office buildings in the Sydney CBD and metropolitan area. She also acts on behalf of clients in large scale property acquisitions and disposals, as well as general leasing disputes and advises on compliance with NABERS and ‘green leasing’ matters.

Laura acts for a variety of clients including large listed property trusts as well as private landlords and tenants.

Clients value Laura’s open and approachable nature, along with her appreciation of the key drivers that impact commercial decisions in property portfolios.

Laura has been recognised in the Best Lawyers in Australia since 2021, for her expertise in Real Property Law.


May 14, 2018

INSIGHT: Assigning your Commercial or Retail Lease

Premises are one of the most expensive outlays of any business, however do you understand your lease? As the tenant, dealing with any landlord is often a David vs Goliath affair, especially in a major business transaction such as selling your business and assigning your lease.  A very costly but common scenario is one where […]