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DLA Piper New Zealand

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

New Zealand arm of a global network, well placed to advise international clientele on complex, multi-jurisdictional matters including substantial property portfolio management. Established government practice, advising local councils and national government entities. Recommended for its strength in forestry, agriculture and hotels, offering acquisition, sale and commercial leasing expertise. Also engaged to advise on substantial development projects in the retail sector.

Strengths

The team is praised for its provision of client-friendly advice, one client commenting: "I receive a good level of advice on risk versus commercial outcome, and everything is explained in a way I can easily understand."

Work highlights

Acted for Foodstuffs in the purchase of part of the newly developed Long Bay Village Retail Centre comprising the Long Bay New World supermarket premises and medical retail tenancies including a pharmacy, physio and medical practice.

Notable practitioners

Heath Brunton is a respected figure in the market who is experienced in advising clients in relation to property developments, sales and acquisitions.

Justin March is regarded by clients as "a very experienced practitioner who is very well respected in the market." He is a frequent adviser to clients in the retail and hospitality sectors, as well as to government, in relation to the range of real estate matters. "He is an excellent lawyer who provides prompt, effective and pragmatic property law advice," one client notes.

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Members

March, Justin (Head of Department)

Brunton, Heath

Brunton, Heath

Dunphy, Davida

Real Estate Department

DLA Piper New Zealand

firm
Department location

Level 15, PwC Tower,

15 Customs Street West

Auckland City

Auckland

New Zealand

1010

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New Zealand

Real Estate


Heath Brunton
Band 4
Justin March
Band 2