Emma Heuston

Emma Heuston

Practice Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Franchising
  • Property and Leasing

Emma, thank you so much. You handled my leasing situation impeccably and with the utmost professionalism, very much appreciated.

Glenda MacTavish, MacRites Pty Limited

Emma has been practising law for over 17 years. In that time she has obtained a broad range of experience, including practising in Sydney and in country New South Wales. This broad base of experience allows her to relate equally well to corporate clients and SME clients. Emma’s focus is on retail, commercial and industrial leasing and franchise law for franchisees. In particular, Emma assists large franchisor clients to manage their leasing portfolios. Emma also has experience working in the area of renewable solar leasing, and prides herself on helping SME clients to establish their business by advising on both leasing and franchising law.

Emma currently works for LegalVision remotely, having relocated from Sydney to the far north coast of New South Wales with her family in late 2013.

Outside of the law, Emma has a keen interest in writing and is a published freelance author.

Expertise

Commercial and Retail Leasing

Advising landlords and tenants on their compliance requirements with Retail Lease Legislation in all States and Territories of Australia.

Advising tenants on commercial leases (including incentive and fitout deeds) in all States and Territories of Australia.

Drafting Leases and Licence Agreements (commercial, retail and industrial) for Landlords.

Franchising

Advising franchisees on their rights and obligations under franchise agreements in all States and Territories of Australia.

Providing regulatory advice in relation to real property including local government, state government and federal government.

Assisting clients with queries and advice regarding strata law in New South Wales.

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Our Awards

  • NewLaw Firm of the Year – 2017 Australian Law Awards NewLaw Firm of the Year – 2017 Australian Law Awards
  • Customer Service Experience of the Year – 2017 Optus My Business Awards Customer Service Experience of the Year – 2017 Optus My Business Awards
  • Diversity Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2017 Women in Law Awards Diversity Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2017 Women in Law Awards
  • Employee Program of the Year Finalist – 2017 Australian Law Awards Employee Program of the Year Finalist – 2017 Australian Law Awards
  • Innovator of the Year – 2016 Australian Law Awards Innovator of the Year – 2016 Australian Law Awards
  • Professional Services Business of the Year – 2016 Optus MyBusiness Awards Professional Services Business of the Year – 2016 Optus My Business Awards