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Michael Repse

LLB (Hons) (Deakin), BCom with Distinction (Deakin)

Senior Associate

Property & Development
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About Michael

Michael Repse is a senior associate in the firm’s property & development practice. He advises on front-end construction law, and has acted on a range of residential, commercial, retail, industrial and mixed-use developments throughout Australia.

Michael's clients include both public and private clients, encompassing major Australian and international property developers, financial and educational institutions, professional consultants and pro-bono clients.

Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with honours from the Deakin University in 2014 and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in 2016.

Practice focus

Michael's practice focuses on the following areas:

  • construction and project management, including the preparation and negotiation of construction and consultancy documentation and providing strategic advice, and
  • due diligence in respect of project finance transactions.

Experience

Michael has acted for major Australian and international property developers on a range of residential, commercial, retail, industrial and mixed-use developments, including:

Mixed-use developments

  • World Class Land: in relation to the ‘Australian 108’ development for the construction of a 100-storey mixed-use residential tower at 70 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
  • Hamton Hostplus: in relation to the $2 billion redevelopment of Moonee Valley Racecourse
  • 3L Alliance: in relation to stage one of the $1 billion ‘Queens Place’ development for the construction of an 80-storey mixed-use residential tower at 350 Queen Street, Melbourne
  • MAB Corporation: in relation to the ‘Escala’ development for the construction of a 20-storey mixed-use tower at 375-381 Docklands Drive, Docklands
  • Riverlee: in relation to the ‘Seafarers’ development for the construction of a mixed-use waterfront precinct, residential apartments and a hotel at 731 Flinders Street, Docklands
  • SP Setia Bhd: in relation to:
    • the ‘Sapphire by the Gardens’ development for the construction of two towers including the Shangri-La Hotel, at 308 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, and
    • the ‘UNO Melbourne’ development for the construction of a 65-storey residential tower at 111 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne
  • Aurumland: in relation to the ‘Aspire Melbourne’ development for the construction of a 64-storey residential tower at 299 King Street, Melbourne
  • Beulah International: in relation to the ‘Paragon’ development for the construction of 227 apartments across 48-storeys at 320 Queen Street, Melbourne
  • Growland Group: in relation the ‘Victoria Square’ development for the construction of 1048 apartments across 6 towers at 8 Hopkins Street, Footscray
  • Golden Age: in relation to:
    • the ‘Sky One’ development for the construction of a 36-storey residential and retail project at 545 Station Street, Box Hill
    • the ‘Harrington Collection’ development for the construction of a 9-storey residential and retail project at 85 Harrington Street, The Rocks
  • Gurner™: in relation to:
    • the ‘Victoria & Vine’ development for the construction of 240 residences, 11 retail spaces, commercial offices and a community arts precinct in the mixed-use project, and
    • the ‘Atelier’ development for the construction of 51 residences and a 5-star hotel
  • JD Group: in relation to the ‘Sierra’ development for the construction of a 5-storey residential and retail mixed-use project at 196 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, and
  • MIT Group Holdings: in relation to the ‘388 William’ development for the construction of a 5-star hotel and commercial offices at 388 William Street, Melbourne.

Industrial & commercial

  • Sydney Swans Football Club: in relation to the redevelopment of Sydney’s iconic Royal Hall of Industries
  • Steadfast Capital: in relation to the redevelopment of ‘The Walk Arcade’ in Melbourne’s CBD
  • TasPorts: in relation to the redevelopment of the Burney Port wharf facilities
  • Charter Hall Group: in relation to the development of two automated customer fulfilment centres for the Coles Group in Melbourne and Sydney
  • Salta Properties: in relation to:
    • the development of 459 Church Street, Richmond, via a joint venture with Abacus, for the construction of a 14-storey commercial office project, and
    • various commercial office and industrial warehousing developments throughout Salta's extensive property portfolio
  • Time & Place Property: in relation to the development and construction of ‘Victoria Place’, a commercial office development at 200 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.

Residential

  • Gurner™: in relation to the $450 million ‘Saint Moritz’ development for the construction of 130 apartments at 14-16 The Esplanade, St Kilda
  • Eco World International: in relation to the 'Yarra One’ development for the construction of a 27-storey residential tower at 18 Claremont Street, South Yarra, and
  • JD Group: in relation to the ‘Victoriana’ development for the construction of 18-storeys residential development at 20 Queens Road, Melbourne.

Awards & recognition

Michael is recognised as a leading lawyer by an international guide to lawyers and law firms:

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific: construction.

Recognition & publications

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