Judd Last | Partner | Brisbane

  • Property & Projects
  • Retirement Living, Aged Care & Manufactured Home Estates
Tel 61 7 3001 9212Mob 0438 595 103Email j.last@clarkekann.com.au

Judd leads our Retirement Living, Aged Care & Manufactured Home Estate practice and is also a member of our Property & Projects group. He advises on all legal aspects of property and commercial transactions, with a particular focus on advising developers and operators of retirement villages, aged care facilities and manufactured home estates in both the commercial and not for profit sectors.

His retirement living, aged care and manufactured home estate sector clients include listed companies, major banks, private operators, not for profit providers, benevolent institutions and churches.

Judd has a particularly strong interest in the Aged Care and Retirement Living sector and is actively involved with the industry. His team are recognised for their specialist knowledge, experience and expertise within this market sector. Judd sees this complex area of law as a key and strategic practice area which is why the firm is heavily invested and able to offer our clients and the market a specialist team of experts in providing legal and strategic advice to our clients.

The CK Retirement Living and Aged Care team has also been recognised in the prestigious 2017 Queensland Doyle’s Guide of Australia’s leading Health & Aged Care Law Firms - an annual independent listing of the best firms and lawyers working within a specific field that is compiled on the back of extensive surveys and interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies.

In the commercial property and development sphere, Judd has advised on the due diligence, acquisition, structuring, disposal, and leasing of numerous shopping centres, commercial and CBD buildings, service stations and truck stops, child care centres, hotels, industrial properties and development sites. His clients include listed companies, private property developers, property trusts, private corporations and government organisations.


Retirement Living, Aged Care & Manufactured Home Estates

  • Regis Aged Care

    Advising Regis Aged Care on its retirement living assets in Queensland, including drafting of village documentation and high volume accommodation unit conveyancing.
  • Masonic Care Queensland

    Advising Masonic Care Queensland on all aspects of its new retirement living master planned developments in Queensland, including regulatory compliance, structuring, financing, drafting of village documentation and high volume accommodation unit conveyancing.
  • Palm Lake Group

    Advising Palm Lake Group on its retirement village assets in Queensland and New South Wales, including regulatory compliance, operational issues, drafting of village documentation and high volume accommodation unit conveyancing.
  • Retirement village and aged care operators and banks

    Advising various retirement village developers and operators in the not for profit and commercial sectors on the establishment and operation of retirement villages, including regulatory compliance, acquisition and disposal of sites and facilities, structuring, financing, drafting of village and facility documentation and high volume accommodation unit conveyancing. Clients have included The Salvation Army, Garden Villages, other private operators and major banks lending in the retirement living and aged care sectors.

Property & Projects

  • Christian City Church

    Advising Christian City Church on the acquisition, approval and leasing of property assets, including the acquisition and development of new Church headquarters.
  • Optus Group

    Acting for the Optus Group on the retail leasing of the "Yes Optus" portfolio, including negotiating national precedent lease documents on behalf of Optus with major retail landlords.
  • GEO Property Group (formerly MFS Diversified Group)

    Acting in the disposal of GEO Property Group's property portfolio assets, including shopping centres, bulky goods centres, industrial estates, development sites and large regional service stations and truck stops.
  • The Mirvac Group

    Advising on the approval and development of various sites and projects, including preparing and settling off-the-plan sales documentation for the Ephraim Island and Mossvale on Manly developments.
  • AV Jennings

    Development projects, including preparing and settling off-the-plan sales documentation in relation to Central Parklands.
  • Premier Properties

    Development, leasing and disposal of a number of shopping centres, including Pelican Waters Shopping Centre and Jindalee Shopping Centre.



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