Ted Vlahos

Nine Dots Legal

Head of Property at NDL.
m. +61 413 383 463
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Ted Vlahos | Head of Property | NDL Melbourne

Ted is the head of property and co-founder at NDL

He has extensive experience in advising individual, corporate and institutional clients including investors, developers, landlords, tenants, financiers, fund managers, stakeholders and estate agents on a broad range of property transactions and projects.

He is also highly regarded for his commercial law expertise and advises a broad range of commercial clients in various business transaction contexts.

Ted combines his property and commercial law expertise to offer his clients a uniquely broad perspective on all transactions, as well as practical and astute advice.

In 2019, Ted was nominated for a leading individual award in real estate by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Ted’s property law expertise includes:

  • Property acquisitions and sales (including acting in complex negotiations involving residential, commercial, industrial and rural sites and sale documentation)
  • Property development
  • Joint ventures
  • High volume off-the-plan sales
  • Leasing – commercial, retail and industrial & lease disputes
  • Finance transactions
  • Capital gains tax, GST, stamp duty and land tax advice regarding property holdings and transactions
  • Construction contracts and consultant agreements
  • Owners corporation matters

Ted’s commercial law expertise includes:

  • Acquisitions and sales of businesses and interest holdings
  • Interest holder agreements including shareholder, unitholder and partnership agreements
  • Commercial agreements including loan & security agreements, supply & distribution agreements, contractor agreements and agency agreements
  • General commercial and asset protection advice
  • Trusts and taxation
  • Commercial disputes and debt recovery

Qualifications/Professional Affiliations:

Ted graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University. Ted also completed a Property (Agents’ Representative) course at RMIT University.

Ted is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, the Property Council of Australia and the Hellenic Australia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Significant transactions

Significant transaction that Ted has been involved with include:

  • $50m acquisition of the St Kilda Road Victorian Police building and investor syndication
  • Negotiations with the Victorian State Government on behalf of an ASX listed purchaser for the acquisition of a commercial brewery, hotel and golf course development site in Ballarat
  • $30m acquisition of the old Pentridge Prison site in Coburg, one of Melbourne’s most significant urban infill sites, and its $1 billion redevelopment
  • Rezoning and sale of a $150m site in Point Cooke
  • $1 billion Richmond Nylex Clock redevelopment
  • Multistage development of a broadcare site in Mernda into 500 lots and associated infrastructure and capital raising activity
  • Footscray Shopping Centre redevelopment and centre leasing
  • Cape Paterson Australian Ecovillage development, Australia’s first fully sustainable residential development project over multiple stages and joint venture
  • $40m sale of the Bolte Park Industrial Estate in the Fisherman Bend Urban Renewal Area to an ASX listed purchaser

Recent Newsroom items by Ted Vlahos

Tips for developers to reduce risk in off-the-plan developments

10 tips for developers to minimise settlement risk in off-the-plan sales

With changing market conditions, including higher interest rates, increased construction costs and softening property prices,...

Marketing materials provided by developers must reflect a realisable construction

Courts cautionary warning to developers

A developer told a couple their off-the-plan unit would not be built as promised. The couple had purchased a unit in South...

Victoria’s Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme extended to March 2022

Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme extended in Victoria… again

On the very day the Victorian Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme (‘CTRS’) was scheduled to end (15 January 2022), the...