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Rebecca Field

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Rebecca provides legal, strategic and risk management advice to some of Australia’s largest companies, foreign investors and governments.

Her practice involves assisting clients in relation to property development and redevelopment, including the property aspects of infrastructure projects. She also advises clients in relation to joint ventures, sales and acquisitions of commercial, retail and industrial property, pastoral agriculture and tourism assets and affordable housing. Rebecca also has many years’ experience advising clients in relation to property and development finance.

Rebecca is a director at the Western Australian Land Authority (Landcorp) and at the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.

Key deals

Mirvac

Advising Mirvac in relation to 'The Peninsula' at Burswood and 'Latitude at Leighton Beach' developments. This includes advising on the Strata Titles Act, the Sale of Land Act, FIRB and other compliance issues, drafting documentation and providing ongoing legal support through the planning, construction and completion of the developments.

Joint Venture of Hancock Beef and Shanghai CRED

Advising the joint venture on the acquisition of S Kidman & Co Ltd, an iconic Australian company and Australia’s largest private landholder. The acquisition was a complex multi-jurisdictional deal involving corporate, property and FIRB issues, and was a significant strategic investment for both parties.

Cedar Woods Properties

Advised Cedar Woods on its Risk Governance Project, including working with Cedar Woods’ board and management on risk assessment, drafting a risk management framework, reviewing and drafting policies and procedures, assisting with automating the framework and embedding a compliance culture within the organisation.

Bankwest, CBA and ANZ

Advising on, documenting and negotiating facilities, securities and intercreditor arrangements and conducting due diligence for residential, commercial and industrial property and development finance transactions. Borrowers included Blackburne, Peet, Satterley, Summit, 360 Capital, Pindan, Georgiou, Primewest, Psaros, LWP and various foreign entities.

Advising Bankwest on the financing of 360 Capital’s acquisition of APDC. 360 Capital, funded in part by the Bankwest facility, made an unconditional, off-market takeover offer amounting to AU$224 million.

Holiday Inn Perth City Centre

Advising the hotel owners on the sale of the land and business to a foreign buyer. Drafted and negotiated the sale and purchase agreement, settling the sale, including giving advice on liquor licensing, FIRB and the assignment of the Management Agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group.