Dean Kent

Position: Partner - Property and Development
Direct Telephone: +61 8 8233 0648
Direct Facsimile: +61 8 8233 0699
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Practice Areas
Energy & Resources
Environment & Planning
Property & Development

Professional Experience

Dean has a wealth of experience in commercial property law.

He has been involved in numerous sales and acquisitions of commercial office buildings and retail shopping centres and is responsible for the ongoing leasing of several major commercial, retail and industrial properties in South Australia.

Dean has also acted on a number of major infrastructure transactions including projects relating to electricity, gas, wastewater and wind power.

He has a keen interest in environmental law and has provided advice to landowners in relation to several contaminated land sites.

Dean has conducted a number of presentations for the Property Council of Australia and the Flinders University of South Australia.

Dean is known for his approachability and practical commercial advice.

Major Assignments

  • Acting for a major property developer in relation to the development and initial leasing of a $140 million commercial office tower.
  • Acting for a major shopping centre owner in relation to a $35 million redevelopment and the subsequent leasing of a prominent South Australian arcade.
  • Acting for a leading national wind farm operator in relation to the establishment of a number of wind farms in South Australia.

Professional & Industry Memberships

Law Society of South Australia
Property Council of Australia (SA Branch) - Future Directions

Tertiary Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Flinders University of South Australia (1997)
Bachelor of Arts (Flinders University of South Australia) (1998)
Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia