Areas of Expertise

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Advisory, Property, Restructuring & Insolvency

Matthew Carmody is a specialist in real estate and commercial law. He advises on real estate acquisitions and disposals, mixed-use and residential development projects, commercial leasing matters and general corporate and commercial law.

He has acted for a variety of private clients as well as Federal Government and Territory Government clients on transactional matters. He has also acted for foreign Government clients as well as banks and financial institutions.

Matthew’s clients appreciate his pragmatic approach to providing legal advice that assists to drive matters to a successful completion efficiently and effectively. The early years of Matthew’s career were spent focused on commercial dispute resolution allowing him to quickly identify pathways for problem solving and positive outcomes in complex negotiations.

For more than 10 years Matthew has been practising in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales on commercial and real estate matters.

What others say

"Solicitor of the Year"
Real Estate Institute of the Australian Capital Territory, 2019, 2021, 2022


Land disposal

Acting for the Commonwealth in relation to the disposal of a large parcel of land exceeding $20 million.

Mixed-use development

Acting for local developers in relation to a mixed-use development involving 500 to 1000 lots.

Real estate transactions

Acting for financial institutions in relation to a range of transactional matters related to real estate acquisitions and disposals.

Local government land transactions

Acting for local government agencies in relation to the acquisition and disposal of real estate assets.

Government advice

Advising the Commonwealth in relation to its Fair Entitlements Guarantee Recovery Program including in relation to litigation funding arrangements and specialist advice on issues related to corporate insolvency.