Chris advises clients on a range of property issues, with a particular emphasis on commercial leasing matters, due diligence investigations and the acquisition and disposal of real estate.
Particular areas of interest include construction law and the regulation of overseas investment in land under the Overseas Investment Act.
Chris advises various charitable organisations in relation to property law matters in a pro bono capacity.
Chris has advised:
- two of New Zealand’s largest listed property funds in respect of their leasing arrangements for a number of premium and A-grade commercial office towers in central Auckland
- a number of high net worth individuals in relation to their acquisition of residential properties, including securing Overseas Investment Act consent where required
- numerous nationwide retail companies on their leasing matters, and
- Mighty River Power and Genesis Energy on various construction and property law matters.