Property, Planning & Projects

Mary Digiglio

Managing Partner

Mary is an accredited specialist in property law by the Law Society of New South Wales and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has an extensive background in mixed-use, commercial, retail, industrial, rural and residential real estate throughout Australia. Mary's practice focuses on mixed-use commercial, retail, residential and hospital developments, joint ventures, mixed title structuring, disposals and acquisitions and leasing for both landlords and tenants. 

Mary acts for a range of property trusts, large listed and unlisted corporations, private hospitals, small to medium enterprises and private developers and investors. She brings to her clients a developed industry knowledge backed by her experience in the real estate industry prior to practicing law.


Mary is the firm's Managing Partner and Property & Projects Practice Group Leader. Mary is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic direction of the firm, at the core of which is our clients and ensuring that each and every client of our firm experiences the Swaab Brand of Service.

Mary is a director of the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation. The Foundation’s objective is to decrease work related psychological ill-health in the legal community and to promote workplace psychological health and safety. Mary is passionate about promoting the firm's commitment to the wellness of its people.

  • Due diligence, disposal and acquisition of mixed-use, commercial, retail and industrial property portfolios, stand-alone properties, shares and units in structures owning property assets.
  • Acting for landlords and tenants in relation to commercial, industrial and retail leases and leasing disputes.
  • Drafting and negotiating property joint ventures and development agreements for small and large scale developments.
  • Acting in large-scale long-term property projects involving multiple stages; commercial, industrial and retail leasing in the CBD and regional areas
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Association Memberships
Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide
  • 2018 - Recommended Doyles Guide