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Property Law and Transactions

Giancarlo Romano

Principal Lawyer

Giancarlo Romano is head of our budding Property Law and Transactions Team following his promotion to Principal Lawyer in July 2020 after joining Best Hooper in 2017.

He draws on over 13 years of experience in property law primarily representing vendors, purchasers and small to large-scale developers in both Queensland and Victorian jurisdictions. Giancarlo has managed the transactions of over $1billion of property in the past five years alone and also has vast experience in childcare, commercial and retail shop leasing.

He was admitted to practice in 2012 in the Supreme Court of Queensland with Bachelor degrees in both Law and Business (Accountancy) from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and formerly practiced as Partner of a boutique property practice in Queensland. He is admitted to the High Court of Australia and is a Member of both the Queensland Law Society and Law Institute of Victoria. He was also recognised as a Finalist in the 2020 Australian Law Awards for Senior Associate of the Year in 2020.

Giancarlo has expertise in practice in the following areas:

  • Sales and purchases of residential, commercial, industrial and rural real estate including off the plan sales;
  • Small and large-scale land subdivisions and property developments;
  • Retail, Shopping Centre, Commercial and Industrial leases and licences;
  • Childcare leases, agreements for lease and joint venture agreements;
  • Legal due diligence for property acquisitions
  • Business Sales and purchases;
  • Finance arrangements and securities;
  • Easements, Subdivisions and Owners Corporation advices;

Giancarlo represents many developers, both private individuals and proprietary corporations and credits his success to his ability to provide intuitive, cost effective and efficient solutions for his clients. He believes in building trusting relationships with clients built on a desire to continuously exceed their expectations and add value to their business at all stages of the property ownership lifecycle.

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