Watercare Services Limited is responsible for providing water and wastewater services to the greater Auckland region, and employs a large number of people across many different teams.
We acted for Watercare in relation to its new head office premises located in Newmarket, Auckland. This was a significant project, involving the negotiation of a comprehensive redevelopment agreement and subsequent deed of lease, and further extensive advice in relation to Watercare’s ability to terminate its existing tenancies at that time.
205 Queen Street represented one of the largest commercial property acquisitions completed in Auckland in recent times.
The icon twin tower commercial office complex consisting of Tower One (formerly known as the National Bank Centre) and the DLA Phillips Fox Tower was transacted in a two-stage deal to a foreign investor.
Our work included negotiating the terms of the agreement for sale and purchase, conducting the due diligence investigation, negotiating the terms of the property management agreement and advising on various complex commercial property and other commercial matters.
Partner, Greenwood Roche 2013 –
Partner, Meredith Connell 1999 – 2013
Partner, Russell McVeagh 1989 – 1999
Solicitor, Russell McVeagh 1987 – 1989
Partner, Hamerton Chappell Dumbill and Moore 1981 – 1987
Immediate Past President of the New Zealand Law Society
Chair of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society from 2004 to 2013
Ranked as a leading individual by the Asia/Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Asia Pacific.
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Chris is primarily based in Auckland.
Physical: Level 12
2 Commerce Street
Mail: PO Box 106006
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