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Samantha Taylor


Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Sociology), Bachelor of Laws, Masters of Law

  • Water
  • Government
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Property
  • Due Diligence
  • Property Law
  • Leases and Licenses
  • Local Government

Samantha has experience in a variety of commercial property transactions including sales and acquisitions and commercial leasing. Samantha advises both landlord and tenant clients in all aspects of leasing transactions, across all Australian jurisdictions. In addition to her leasing work, Samantha advises clients in respect of commercial sales and acquisitions, including preparing and reviewing transaction documents.

Samantha has broad commercial knowledge, having lectured in Commercial Law and Corporations Law at Monash Business School and Corporations Law at Melbourne Law School.


  • Acting for and advising landlords and tenants including public and private corporations, listed and non-listed entities and state and local government in all aspects of retail, commercial, industrial and development leasing transactions.
  • Advising on retail leasing in all Australian jurisdictions.
  • Preparation of standard form and tailored leasing documentation for landlords and tenants.
  • Acting in tenancy disputes at mediations at the Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner and VCAT.
  • Acting for clients in all aspects of commercial property law, including sales, acquisitions and due diligence.


  • Property Council of Australia, 2023/24 Committee Member
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers for expertise in Real Property Law (since September 2022)
  • Board Member, Mayfield Education
  • Deputy Convenor for the Russell Kennedy Women's Network
  • Ranked as Recommended by Doyle's Guide, in the area of Leasing (2023)