Jason Vernik

Director, Head of Property & Real Asset Transactions

Email Address: jason.vernik@kainlawyers.com.au

Mobile: 0412 962 707

Jason leads our Property and Real Assets practice. He is an experienced property and infrastructure lawyer who advises clients nationally, with an emphasis on complex projects and transactions. Clients regularly call upon him for his strategic and pragmatic advice.

He advises on traditional real estate transactions (industrial, retail, office, and social infrastructure), natural resources (including agriculture), infrastructure (storage, transport, energy infrastructure and ports) and property-backed finance transactions.

Recent experience includes acting for:

• Inheritance Capital Asset Management (ICAM) on the acquisition of IKEA’s Adelaide distribution centre;
• ROC Partners on the acquisition of Pace Farms (Australia’s second largest egg supplier);
• Australian Naval Infrastructure in connection with the acquisition and development of land for Commonwealth shipbuilding purposes;
• Renewal SA in connection with the development, sale, and long-term leasing of the old South Australian Tonsley Mitsubishi Manufacturing site;
• ROC Partners on the acquisition and long-term leasing of agricultural land holdings in Queensland;
• SACARE on its partnership and property arrangements with Pemba Capital Partners; and
• Common Equity NSW in respect of its long-term tenure and leasing arrangements for its NSW community housing portfolio.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2024 as a Recommended Property & Real Estate Lawyer

Expertise and Specialisation

  • Experienced property and infrastructure lawyer who advises clients nationally, with an emphasis on complex projects and transactions

Kain Lawyers

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Level 5,, 121 King William St, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Kain Lawyers are transaction specialists. Operating in all Australian jurisdictions, Kain Lawyers is regularly ranked as one of the most active firms in Australia’s mid-market.
Kain advises private equity, venture capital, private credit and property & real asset fund managers, founders, and corporates. Our expertise spans Private and Public M&A, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Investment Funds, Property & Real Asset Transactions, Capital Structuring, and Transaction Disputes.

With a singular focus on transactions, hands-on directors, top tier expertise and pragmatic and commercial advice, we deliver superior outcomes for our clients.

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