Serena leads the commercial and property team at Robinson Gill. Specialising in property development and business law, she is a highly respected advisor, particularly within the Asian migrant community of Melbourne. With years of domestic and international expertise under her belt, clients rely on Serena for strategic advice across a range of high-value commercial and residential property matters.
A seasoned commercial and property advisor
Known for her meticulous approach, Serena handles even the most complex property transactions and development projects from start to completion. As well as advising on purchase and lease agreements, permit and subdivision contracts, taxation, and construction matters, she is a seasoned negotiator who is known for leaving no stone unturned as part of the due diligence process.
With her extensive commercial background, Serena knows that the devil is in the detail, and understands the importance of risk mitigation and cost efficiency when it comes to business investments. She has helped countless foreign clients secure property portfolios in Melbourne, leading to the establishment of a number of flourishing family businesses throughout the area.
Trusted by the Asian community
It requires a considerable level of trust to instruct a lawyer to act on your behalf overseas. For Serena’s international clients, her collaborative approach and intimate understanding of both Australian and Asian culture makes her a reliable pair of hands who individuals and businesses return to time and time again.
Serena prides herself on ensuring that her clients are scrupulously informed about the impact of Australian property law and foreign investment regulations on their business activities. Through years of achieving successful property and business outcomes, she has built a number of long-term client relationships, becoming a “go-to” legal advisor within the local Asian community.
Serena holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Laws (Legal Practice) and a Graduate Diploma Legal Practice. She is a member of the Legal Institute of Victoria, and was the recipient of the APAC Insider Excellence Award in 2017. Serena is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
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Robinson Gill has announced the appointment of Serena Ding, who takes up her position today as partner and practice group leader for the firm’s expanding commercial and property department.