Now that the state and territory tenancy relief measures have ended, many commercial landlords may start to see an increase in defaults on leases.Read more
Laura Hawes and Christine Gray
Head of Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Restructuring and Head of Commercial Real Estate respectively, Thomson Reuters Practical Law
Laura is Head of Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Restructuring for Practical Law and has led the development of Practical Law’s new Insolvency and Restructuring module, which launched in July, 2020. Laura has more than 10 years’ experience in litigation and dispute resolution, having developed specialist expertise in insolvency & restructuring law with a particular focus on contentious and litigated matters, acting for insolvency practitioners, company directors, secured and unsecured creditors, and other major stakeholders. Prior to joining Practical Law Australia, Laura practised for over 10 years at DibbsBarker, Clayton Utz and DLA Piper, respectively. Laura has completed the Australian Restructuring and Turnaround Association (ARITA) Advanced Certification course and has been published in the ARITA Journal (Volume 3201, March 2020, “Winding up a corporate trustee: the current state of play on key issues”, page 18).
Christine has more than 20 years’ experience practising in all aspects of commercial property in leading Australian law firms including Baker & McKenzie, Gilbert + Tobin and Dentons. Christine has extensive experience in commercial and retail leasing, acquisitions and disposals of commercial and residential real estate and strata and community title structuring.