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Briony Kerr



+61 3 8399 6152 0434 606 592

Briony joined our Melbourne property law team in mid-2019. With over 18 years’ experience handling property matters in all states and territories of Australia (in addition to New Zealand and the UK), Briony now specialises in the area of commercial property law.


Her expertise spans all aspects of the acquisition and disposal of industrial and commercial land, both leased and vacant, land development, including subdivisions and easements, property portfolio management, including commercial leasing, design and construct contracts and property due diligence.

Briony is highly regarded by her clients for her in-depth knowledge and expertise, which enables her to make complex transactions as simple as possible and to view transactions from the perspective of each party. She is also skilled in working collaboratively to negotiate deals which leave all parties happy with the ultimate outcome.

During her career, Briony has worked with many leading Australian companies, including those that are ‘household names’ such as Australian Geographic, Bunnings, Coles, Decathlon, Myer, Officeworks and Toll. Briony’s ability to develop deep connections with clients, get to know their businesses and operate as an extension of their in-house teams provides each client with confidence in her ability to provide commercially driven and practical solutions for them.



  • Bachelor of Laws, 2000, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce, 2000, University of Canterbury, New Zealand


  • Large Format Retail Association
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (Vic)