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Real Estate - New Zealand
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David has built a reputation over more than 20 years as a leading real estate and construction lawyer in New Zealand. He has a track record of advising on some of the most significant and complex real estate deals and development projects. He is regularly approached to advise new entrants to the New Zealand market and is highly experienced in managing the overseas investment approval process.
His clients include both domestic and offshore REITs, superannuation and sovereign wealth funds, high net worth families and other real estate investors and developers with interests in retail, office, and industrial investment and development. He also advises residential and student accommodation developers.
David joined Russell McVeagh as a graduate in 2000 before leaving in 2004 to join the Real Estate team at Clifford Chance in London. He re-joined Russell McVeagh in early 2009 and became a partner in 2010.