Michael Milgate

Michael is one of the most experienced lawyers in our team and has been in legal practice at CDQ since 1986.   He has developed a wide range of business and professional contacts and has extensive expertise in advising on a wide range of domestic, commercial and industrial property matters.

Michael understands how important buying or selling a property is to his clients and what potential problems can arise in a property transaction, but with his extensive knowledge and experience he is able to ensure that the whole process runs smoothly.

Along with his experienced team, Michael ensures that all contracts being prepared or reviewed are done so efficiently and effectively and that settlement dates are timed to ensure everything is carried out with as little stress as possible.

Michael has significant experience in:

  • Advising you on your mortgage documentation 
  • Buying and selling residential and commercial properties
  • Buying off the plan
  • Buying or selling at auction
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Company title properties
  • Investment properties
  • Leasing of property and tenancy contracts – both commercial and retail
  • Retirement village properties
  • Strata title properties

Michael also has many years' experience advising clients in Estate Administration and Planning acting for both executors and beneficiaries, including applications for Probate and Letters of Administration.  He is able to assist clients concerning challenges to Wills under the 'Family Provision' division of the Succession Act and can prepare Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Appointments of Enduring Guardianship on clients' behalf.

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