David Shelley

Managing Principal

Area of expertise


David is the Managing Principal of Page Seager and has been with the firm for 25 years.

He works with property owners and developers, managed funds and state-owned corporations, providing advice on infrastructure projects, property acquisitions and disposals, due diligence, property development, commercial leasing and large scale community housing projects. In addition, he regularly advises on duty and property related tax issues.

David is also the Honorary Consul for France and for Germany in Tasmania.


David has a strong reputation for practical legal advice, cutting through issues to find solutions and a results driven approach.

Examples of recent significant transactions include:

  • demolition and sale of power station site;
  • wind farm and solar farm projects;
  • acquisition and sale of shopping centres for ASX listed clients;
  • hospital development;
  • 900 lot staged subdivision for a major property developer;
  • City Council redevelopment project;
  • mixed retail/residential developments for Hobart CBD; and
  • advising on national leasing portfolio for a listed technology company group.

David regularly provides training and seminars to the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania and is a committee member of the Property Council of Australia (Tasmania Division).


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