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Craig Munter

principal lawyer, property and construction

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about Craig

sydney office +61 2 8298 9503
legal secretary: melissa cheng +61 2 8298 9585

about Craig

Craig Munter has over 25 years of experience in all facets of property law. His depth of knowledge has allowed him to deliver successful outcomes for a range of significant clients – including private individuals, corporations, property trusts and developers.

With a wealth of expertise across the entire development lifecycle, Craig can advise from site acquisition through to strategic sales.

“In an era where property law intersects with many industries, it is important to have a holistic view of property transactions that consider current trends and future challenges. My role is to guide my clients through the legal complexities whilst being mindful of their commercial objectives.”

Craig has considerable experience across industrial, commercial and domestic property. He also has extensive knowledge in commercial leasing, and frequently provides advice to both landlords and tenants.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sale and purchase of land (both residential and commercial) including torrens, strata, company and leasehold title
  • Option agreements
  • Subdivision of property including off-the-plan transactions
  • Covenants and easements
  • Complex land titling including drafting Section 88B instruments, strata management statements and strata by-laws
  • Commercial and retail leasing
  • Joint venture agreements and development agreements
  • Advising on GST and stamp duty issues impacting property transactions
  • Retirement villages




recent experience

  • acquisition of commercial property portfolio

    Craig Munter acted for a New Zealand based private property investor which acquired multiple commercial assets as it expanded its Australian property portfolio. The projects involved significant due diligence, lease reviews, contract drafting and negotiating finance facilities with lenders.

  • residential strata development

    Craig Munter advised a well-known property developer on the development and subsequent sale of a strata residential complex in southern Sydney. Craig prepared the master contract, acted on sales off-the-plan and advised in relation to covenants and easements associated with the site.

  • stream leasing

    Craig Munter has assisted a significant landlord with its leasing portfolio across multiple commercial, industrial and retail sites. The work involved preparation of lease documents and side agreements and also transactions with leases including assignments, subleases, surrenders and termination.