Our speciality areas:

Residential Conveyancing

Buying or selling a property often marks an important milestone in your life. It can be an exciting time, but when you’re faced with inspections, contracts and settlement arrangements it can become very difficult and stressful. Don’t let the legal complexities of buying and selling a house or unit get in the way of enjoying this important milestone.

The experienced Smart Move Conveyancing team are available 24/7 and will provide you with a stress-free buying or selling experience. read more

Advice on Commercial Documents

At Murdoch lawyers, our team of experienced commercial lawyers deal daily with a broad range of commercial documents. From small to medium business, family business, property development and agri-business, the documents we review and negotiate are as diverse as our clients. read more

Coal Seam Gas & Mining Compensation Agreements

Coal Seam Gas, coal mining and other resource mining are expanding rapidly into South West and Central Queensland. Dealing with a resource company can be difficult for landowners if they have become unknowingly bound to unfair compensation agreements. read more

Commercial Property

Our commercial property team is headed by Tony Randall, the only Accredited Specialist in Property Law in the region. Our commercial lawyers are recognised by their clients and peers as commercially savvy, with a practical commercial approach, focused on maximising client profit in each transaction. read more

Due Diligence

In Queensland, most commercial transactions are conducted on the basis of “buyers beware”. “Due diligence” is the process where a prudent person undertakes enquiries to ensure that the decision they make is fully informed. This process is designed to minimise the risk to the buyer of any unexpected costs, delays or problems with the property or business. read more


Our commercial law experts use their extensive experience to maximize value for our clients in their lease dealings. Our commercial lawyers deal exclusively in property, commercial and business matters. read more

Options For Buying or Selling Property

Our Commercial Property team has vast experience with the use of options in property transactions. We represent a diverse range of property developers in interests throughout Queensland including Toowoomba, the Surat Basin, Brisbane, Townsville, the Lockyer Valley, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and South East Queensland. read more

Ownership Structuring

Business and property owners can easily avoid the costs associated with the wrong structuring of their property or business. In the haste to get a deal done, many people forget to consider whether the structuring for their investment is the right one. read more

Property Development

Our team has extensive experience in the delivery of large and small projects including staged flat land subdivisions, residential and commercial buildings and strata projects. read more

Property Co-ownership Agreements

It is a fact of life that sometimes things do not work out the way you expected them to. If that happens when you jointly own property with someone, you can end up in a messy and expensive wrangle when one of you wants to exit the investment. read more

Resumption & Compulsory Acquisition Of Property

Do you know what your rights are if a Government Authority issues a Notice of Intention to Resume? You may not be aware that any legal fees incurred through your dealings with us are payable by the resuming authority as part of the compensation that must be paid to an affected land owner. read more

Rural Properties & Agribusiness

For over 20 years our Commercial property team has been assisting our agribusiness clients throughout the Darling Downs, Lockyer Valley, South West and Central Queensland. read more

Town Planning & Environment Advice

Our commercial team assists clients with review and negotiation of development approvals with local authorities, referral agencies and other stakeholders. read more

Contact Information

Direct Line: 07 4616 9803