Residential Property

Corporate and commercial law

Achieving successful commercial objectives involves collaborating with lawyers who understand your business, your commercial environment and your expectations for the future. Your lawyer should act as your business partner, offering advice to help you make better business decisions.

This requires people who can explain complex situations in plain English, provide dependable and accurate information, anticipate and manage risks, and develop solutions to get you a profitable outcome.

Investing in property continues to remain the preferred way to increase wealth in New Zealand. However, property laws are becoming increasingly complex, with changes to the tenancy laws, rules and regulations around overseas investments and other areas of property law.

For this reason, it’s essential you get sound, professional advice about property law, regardless of whether you’re entering the market or are a seasoned investor. Our property lawyers have the expertise to ensure you’re served well, avoiding the many pitfalls that can and do occur for the unwary when buying and selling property.


Buying or selling a property is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in life. It’s also an exciting time and we can often be inclined to make impulsive decisions when we see what looks like a red hot deal.

How we help

Our property lawyers have expertise and experience in dealing with the many legal requirements and potential hazards of buying and selling property. Seek advice before you make a commitment. We’ll ensure your interests are protected, no matter where you are in your property journey.

Please contact us if we can be of assistance.

Areas of expertise:

  • Sale and purchase transactions for residential and commercial properties
  • Advising as to the implications of title
  • Ordering and advising on builders reports
  • Ordering and advising on LIM reports
  • Assistance with all aspects of due diligence
  • Dealing with mortgage finance and security documentation
  • Refinancing
  • Both small and large scale subdivisions
  • Easements
  • Licences to Occupy
  • Encumbrances and restrictive covenants
  • Unit titles
  • Cross leases
  • GST advice