Dannelle is a partner with Squire Patton Boggs and is recognised as a leading real estate lawyer in Australia.

    A leading lawyer with a strong commercial acumen, Dannelle has acted on some of the largest acquisitions, developments and leasing projects in Australia and advises in relation to some of Australia’s most iconic assets. 

    Dannelle is a real estate law specialist with a focus on complex, structured and large-scale transactions. Her expertise spans all segments of the real estate sector, acting for listed and unlisted property funds, private and government clients.  

    Dannelle is known for both her technical legal expertise and commercial acumen, which is recognised by her clients and peers. She is at the forefront of the real estate sector in Australia and across Asia Pacific, and regularly presents at industry conferences and legal forums.

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    • Acting for domestic and international institutional funds and investors in connection with direct and indirect structured investment in Australian real estate and large scale commercial, industrial and hotel projects. Relevant transactions include acting on the acquisitions of the Australia Postal Corporation headquarters, Justice Precinct Offices Parramatta, Woolworths’ headquarters Bella Vista, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney and the Victorian Police Complex.
    • Providing expert advice in relation to investment and management strategies, implementation and financing in the hotels and leisure sector. Routinely acts for hotel and serviced apartment owners and operators in relation to management arrangements.
    • Acting for domestic and international funds and investors in connection with strategic asset management, transactional and project leasing, joint venture arrangements and development participation across the Asia Pacific region.


    • Australian National University, LL.B., 2002


    • Australian Capital Territory, 2003


    • High Court of Australia, 2017

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, Property Council of Australia
    • Committee member, Property Council Academy – Property Investment & Finance 
    • Recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 as one of Australia’s leading lawyers in Project Finance and Development Practice
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 in Real estate, Australia

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