Evelyn Marcou is an experienced property and leasing lawyer with expertise in retail and commercial leasing. She also has a strong background in sales and acquisitions of all types of retail, industrial and commercial property.

Evelyn’s Practice

Evelyn maintains a vibrant practice in retail, commercial and industrial leasing for both landlords and tenants and has an in-depth knowledge of practices and procedures in the leasing market across all jurisdictions. She is also experienced in all property sales and purchases for residential, industrial and commercial properties including the acquisition of shopping centres.

Evelyn’s broad experience in the property industry means that she appreciates the commercial and practical issues and ensures that her advice also takes account of the day to day issues that affect property clients. Her broader experience in commercial work and franchising assists her in providing commercial advice to her clients. Evelyn appreciates the commerciality of transactions and prides herself in getting the job done and providing practical advice to her clients.

Areas Of Specialty

  • All retail and commercial leasing
  • Residential, commercial and industrial
    sales and purchases
  • Due diligence for property acquisitions
  • Shopping centre acquisitions
  • Property disputes and advice
  • Leasing disputes and advice
  • The application of retail leasing
    legislation in franchising

Industry Experience

  • Retail and commercial leasing
  • Property and real estate
  • Franchising
  • Commercial law


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts Monash University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice Leo Cussens Centre For Law
  • 1999- Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and the
    High Court of Australia


  • Law Institute of Victoria (1999)

Significant Cases

Evelyn recently acted in relation to a client’s purchase of a shopping centre from
Coles Supermarket which was a very complicated transaction involving many issues.
She successfully negotiated the deal and settlement was effected without delay.