Matthew Lyons

Principal  |  Real Estate and Projects


(07) 3231 0626

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Matthew is a highly-skilled commercial lawyer who excels as a deal maker and facilitator for his clients' successes.

Matthew is a Principal within the firm's Property division with 29 years of delivering services in the property, property development, and property finance field. He has many years' of experience acting for both private and public developers in Queensland, and has led the legal teams for the acquisition, development and disposal of international hotels, large retail shopping centres, high rise office buildings, and integrated resort development.

Adding to his exceptional service offerings, Matthew has gained significant commercial experience spending five years acting as the CEO of Doyle Group as well as establishing and undertaking a series of rural ventures. He excels at building long lasting relationships with clients, having maintained many professional partnerships for decades.


CAREER highlights


  • Bachelor Of Laws, Queensland University Of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, Queensland University Of Technology

Awards and recognition

  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 | Real Property Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 | Real Property Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 | Real Property Law
  • Best Lawyers in Australia 2019 | Real Property Law

community involvement

  • Member, Property Council Of Australia
  • Member, Urban Development Institute Of Australia
  • Member, Queensland Law Society


Client Solutions

Doyle Group
Industrial real estate
Client problem

The company Matthew was representing was selling a large industrial real estate portfolio.

outcome achieved

Matthew successfully completed numerous contracts, finance arrangements, development approvals, statutory regulations and

CommScope Inc
Client problem

Matthew's client was involved in the global acquisition of a competitor.

outcome achieved

Matthew successfully completed carried out the transaction by working as part of the worldwide selling team.

Industrial Developers
Client problem

A joint industrial development venture involving four large industrial asset developments, pre-leasing, construction, financing and the sale of some of the largest distribution centres in South East Queensland.

outcome achieved

Matthew assisted and oversaw the successful development and sale of the project.

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Get in touch with Matthew Lyons today


(07) 3231 0626