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Dianne Hodge
Special Counsel | Head of Leasing


Dianne Hodge

Expertise

Dianne has a special interest in commercial leasing and has acted for private developers, major commercial real estate agents, landlords and tenants in shopping centres and telecommunication providers in many matters including:

  • leases and lease negotiations
  • agreements for lease
  • assignments of lease
  • sub-leases
  • surrenders of lease
  • renewal and variations of lease
  • advising on Retail Lease Act 2003 (Vic)
  • advising and assisting clients with retail leases including Victorian Small Business Commission mediations

About Dianne

Di joined our firm in June 2002.  Dianne is a Special Counsel and Head of Leasing, a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Commercial Tenancy Law and a valued and experienced lawyer in our Commercial Team.

Di's interests outside of work include long distance running, horseracing, shopping, and family time.

Qualifications

  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Commercial Tenancy Law
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice - Bond University
  • Bachelor of Laws - Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts - Monash University

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2002
  • High Court of Australia, 2002
  • Supreme Court of Victoria, 2003

Memberships and Committees

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist  LIV member