Retirement Villages

Our Practice

Shand Taylor Lawyers can assist with all aspects of the establishment and day to day operation of retirement villages in Queensland.

Our Expertise

Our team is able to provide advice in relation to:

  • acquisition of the site for the retirement village scheme including assistance with due diligence enquiries
  • planning advice for obtaining a development approval for the site for use as a retirement village
  • preparation of residence contracts (including any attachments such as leases, licenses and waivers of legal advice) 
  • preparation of Village Comparison Documents and Prospective Costs Documents (formerly known as Product Information Documents)
  • preparation of practical checklists for use by employees and sales agents to ensure compliance with legislation and regulatory guidelines
  • advice on compliance with the Retirement Villages Act 1999  including review and amendment of existing documentation as required by recent changes to the Act.

Our Team 

Please refer your enquiries to:

Richard Waring, Partner
(07) 3307 4545
rwaring@shandtaylor.com.au

Matthew Shannon, Partner
(07) 3307 4506
mshannon@shandtaylor.com.au

Fraser Hardman, Special Counsel
(07) 3307 4512
fhardman@shandtaylor.com.au

Patrick Sherlock, Lawyer
(07) 3307 4542
psherlock@shandtaylor.com.au