Tony Randall

Tony is a Director with our Firm and Accredited Specialist in our Property Law Team.


Tony Randall Director Accredited Specialist Property Law

Tony is a Director and Accredited Specialist. Tony specialises in Property Law.

I Finished high school in Toowoomba in the early 1980’s, I studied and worked in Brisbane, returning to work in Toowoomba shortly after I was admitted as a solicitor in 1990. I became a QLS accredited Property Law Specialist in 2003 and am the only accredited property law specialist in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs.

A founding partner at Murdoch Lawyers, I have practised in Toowoomba for over 25 years, working exclusively in property and commercial law. Broadly, my practice is a combination of property development, agri-business, and commercial property.

My interest in property extends beyond my job and I have renovated a number of homes and undertaken land and strata property developments of my own. Through my property interests, I became a foundation member and am a past president of the Toowoomba chapter of the Urban Development Association.

Toowoomba has been a special place to live, work and raise my family. My 3 daughters are now young adults and living away from home, leaving me with time to enjoy cycling for fitness and coffee and beers with my mates. My daughters fear that my teen years in the 70’s and 80’s have left me irreversibly imprinted with questionable taste in music. More recently, I have developed an interest in old woodworking tools. My lovely wife Kylee keeps me around despite these flaws…

Property and agribusiness work constantly evolves and responds to changes in our economy. Keeping up to date and responding to these changes means every day my work keeps me challenged. My focus is to use my experience and expertise to help my clients maximise the value and return to them from their property investments and avoid pitfalls that reduce value or leave my clients with unwanted outcomes.

Murdoch Lawyers are proud to announce that Director, Tony Randall has been recognised by Doyles Guide as a leading Agribusiness Lawyer in Queensland 2017, 2018 & 2019.

I have developed a strong reputation as a commercially astute, plain speaking and thoughtful advisor. I love my job and the exposure it gives me to so many interesting and diverse people from many different backgrounds. My clients range from multinational companies, significant property developers and large rural clients to mum and dad investors.

I understand that quick, commercially practical advice is critical in property transactions. I give practical, plain language advice to help my clients avoid unnecessary costs and to maximises the value of their investments.

Practice Areas

  • Agribusiness:
    • rural acquisitions and sales
    • CSG and mining compensation agreements for land owners
    • water trading
    • share-farming and leasing
  • Property Development:
    • land subdivision
    • units and strata development
    • commercial buildings
    • shopping centres
  • Commercial Property
  • Options
    • Easements
    • Loan Agreements and Mortgages
    • Commercial Agreements
    • Titling matters

Qualifications & Reputation

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognised by Doyle’s Guide as Leading Agribusiness Lawyer – Queensland 2019
  • Recognised by Doyle’s Guide as Leading Agribusiness Lawyer – Queensland 2018
  • Recognised by Doyle’s Guide as Leading Agribusiness Lawyer – Queensland 2017

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws- University of Queensland (1987)
  • Accredited Specialist – Property Law, Queensland Law Society (2003)

Memberships & Associations

  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland) –a foundation member & past president of the Toowoomba Chapter
  • Toowoomba & Surat Basin Enterprise –corporate Platinum Member
  • Property Council of Australia
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Downs and South Western Queensland Law Association
  • Member of the QLS Water and Agribusiness Law Committee

Presentations & Papers

  • Tony regularly presents updates on property law related changes and matters of interest for real estate agents, surveyors, engineers and other members of the property industry


Queensland Land Tax Relief Measures

On 9 April 2020 the Queensland Government announced its support package for landlords and tenants, both commercial and residential, impacted…

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COVID-19 Commercial Rent Relief Measures

The new MANDATORY Code of Conduct for rent relief for commercial leases where Tenants (and Landlords) are affected by COVID-19…

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7 Things to Consider Before Agreeing to a Solar or Wind Farm on Your Property

In recent times some of our agricultural and pastoral land owners have been approached by proponents for solar or wind…

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CSG Compensation – A Drought-proof Income

The upswing of large scale CSG development in the Surat Basin since 1996 has been an emotive and often unwelcome…

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Recent changes that impact on Foreign Investment in Australian Agricultural Land.

In this podcast, Director and Accredited Property Law Specialist, Tony Randall discusses the recent changes announced that impact on foreign investment…

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Tony Randall - Accredited Specialist in Property Law Team Murdoch Lawyers Toowoomba

Contact Information

Direct Line: 07 4616 9803