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Peter Sygrove

Peter Sygrove

Senior Associate

M:+64 27 444 9928

T:+64 9 357 9507


F:+64 9 357 9099



BA, LLB, university of Otago




​Peter advises clients on a broad range of commercial property issues, including property acquisition, leasing, due diligence and consents required for overseas investment in New Zealand.


Peter’s experience includes:

  • advising Shanghai CRED and its New Zealand subsidiaries on a range of matters, including luxury resort development and operation, property management and acquisitions, and cooperation with local communities and iwi
  • acting for a substantial Chinese client on its New Zealand restructure, as well as its acquisition and development of commercial real estate in Auckland
  • advising domestic and international investors on negotiating contracts for sale, undertaking due diligence, financing and completing settlement in respect of commercial property acquisitions and divestments
  • advising AMI Insurance on its structural separation and NZ$380 million sale to IAG following the Christchurch earthquake
  • advising James Hardie New Zealand on all property and leasing related matters
  • acting for international investors on applications to the Overseas Investment Office for commercial property and lifestyle properties
  • acting for ANZ on property acquisitions and leasing issues
  • managing substantial leasing portfolios, including drafting and negotiating all leasing documentation
  • undertaking due diligence investigations of commercial property portfolios
  • advising on the obligations of landlords, tenants and guarantors.