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Michael Gough

Partner, Commercial Real Estate
Rigby Cooke Lawyers

Michael’s expertise is in the structuring of property transactions including JV and development agreements, advising on property related taxation issues, planning and land use, property financing and regulatory consents and approvals including FIRB.

Michael leads Rigby Cooke's International group, a multi-lingual and integrated team of Registered Migration Agents, an accredited Chinese translator, and commercial, planning, construction and tax lawyers. He has a significant number of international clients including investors and developers from Asia and the Middle East.

He specialises in Hotels, with a significant practice in the accommodation sector. He represents international and domestic clients in the acquisition and development of internationally branded hotels in Australia.

About Rigby Cooke Lawyers

Rigby Cooke Lawyers is a full service law firm providing commercial expertise and industry knowledge to private and public sector clients across Australia.

With origins that can be traced back to the 1840s, we have earned our reputation of achieving success for – and with – our clients, by remaining adaptive to change. We do this by understanding each of our clients’ businesses and industry, and by staying at the forefront of changes in technology and legislation.

This is because, above all else, we remain true to our mission, Our People: Your Success.

Our team of over 80 staff in Melbourne covers:

• Corporate and Commercial
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Intellectual Property
• Property
• Construction & Projects
• Planning & Environment
• International Business
• Tax & Wealth
• Workplace Relations
• Migration
• Litigation & Dispute Resolution
• Wills & Estates

Level 11, 360 Elizabeth Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Phone 9321 7888
Mobile 0417 376 372