deborah kent

special counsel


  • Property

Deborah Kent is passionate about her work as a property lawyer and has over fifteen years of experience working in law firms specialising in property law.

She is a New South Wales Law Society Accredited Specialist in property law and has acted for property developers, professionals, small to medium businesses, private and public corporations, not for profit organisations, property trusts and government agencies.

Deborah has expertise in most aspects of property law and advises clients in the following areas:

  • Commercial Property Leasing

  • Solar Farm Leases

  • Retail Leasing

  • Property Developments

  • Off the Plan Acquisitions and Sales

  • Caveats

  • Strata Schemes and Collective (Strata) Sales

  • Acquisitions and Disposals of Residential, Rural and Commercial Property

  • Retirement & Aged Care Accommodation Contracts and Leases

  • Mortgages and Guarantees

  • Business Sales and Acquisitions

  • Stamp Duties

  • Commercial Agreements and Deeds

  • Mortgages and Reverse Mortgages

  • Home Building Compensation Fund claims

Deborah has developed strong negotiation skills. Her broad property based experience enables her to identify commercial issues quickly in a most efficient and cost-effective manner. She takes a practical approach to solving problems which has enabled her to create long-standing relationships with clients.


  • Law Council of Australia

  • Australian Property Law Group

  • Australian Environment and Planning Law Group

  • The Law Society New South Wales


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law

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