Virginia Briggs is is both the Head of Minter Ellison’s Government Group in NSW and Practice Group Head for the Sydney Real Estate Group.
Virginia is a real estate lawyer, with an emphasis on urban renewal and large development and infrastructure projects, for both the government and private sectors. She is both the Head of Minter Ellison’s Government Group in NSW and Practice Group Head for the Sydney Real Estate Group. She is Chair of the Women in Property Diversity Committee of the Property Council of Australia, NSW Division, and sits on the Property Council of Australia’s NSW Division Council.
She has been showcased in the Australasian Lawyer Hot 40 2014 and the Australian Legal Business Hot 40 2012, has won the Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasia Women in Business Law Award 2014 for Real Estate and was a finalist in the 2013 and 2014 Lawyers Weekly Female Partner of the Year Award. She is recommended by Chambers Asia Pacific 2015 as a leading individual in the areas of Government and Real Estate, with her clients and peers praising her as “a very experienced property lawyer, very hard-working and efficient, and a very effective communicator who works well in a commercial and government context” and a “breath of fresh air”.