Shubha Rao

Shubha Rao is a Senior Associate in the Property Law team at Sharrock Pitman Legal.

Professional Background

With her combined property law and commercial law background, Shubha brings a unique perspective to her work as a Property Lawyer, and a commercially strategic approach to assisting her clients with their property matters.

Shubha advises on a wide range of property and property-related issues such as commercial and residential sales and purchases, leasing, ownership-structures, asset protection strategies, establishment of trusts and corporate entities, contracts, off-market property transfers, legal compliance, duties and taxes, as well as with issues that may arise such as disputes, defaults or termination. Her clients include SMEs and individuals. Shubha is client centric and focusses on the legal needs of her clients.

Prior to joining Sharrock Pitman, Shubha was the Principal Solicitor at Rao Legal, a property and commercial law firm in Melbourne.


Property and Leasing

Shubha is a skilled negotiator who strives to achieve the best outcome for her clients. She is known for providing practical and strategic advice to her clients.

Her portfolio comprises sale and purchase of residential and commercial properties, including complex off-the-plan purchases, Co-Ownership Agreements, Joint venture Agreements, Leases including new arrangements, variations, surrenders, assignments and renewals.


Shubha's experience also extends to advice on commercial matters such as Business Sales and Purchases, Loan Agreements, Guarantees, Shareholder and Unitholder Agreements.

Areas of Expertise

  • Property sales and acquisitions - commercial, industrial and residential
  • Lease negotiations
  • Commercial/Business Law

Industry Experience

  • Real estate industry
  • Conveyancing industry
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Property development

Professional Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce
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