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Property Law

Whether it’s a commercial or residential property transaction, you can rely on us for well-considered legal advice and prompt service.

​ We can advise you on:

  • Sale and purchase of all types of commercial and residential property
  • Property due diligence
  • Property development, including subdivisions and boundary adjustments
  • Resource management and planning issues
  • Construction contracts
  • Unit titles
  • Leasing (landlord / tenant)
  • Crossleases
  • Building contracts
  • Refinancing
  • Residential tenancy (landlord/tenant)
  • Relationship property issues
  • Kiwisaver applications
  • Home start grant

Meet our Property Law Experts

Mark Davies


Alex McIvor


Priya Takhar


Pam Roberts


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Read the latest property law updates from our blog

Are You Up to Speed with the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020?

Phase 1 changes related to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 came into force on 12 August 2020, affecting both tenants and landlords. In this article, we recap the key changes. If you’reRead more

Feels Like Home

Relocating back to New Zealand, Cameron Gray and fiancé Emma were looking for a place to call home. They called on the help of Brent Kelly Law Director Alex McIvor, who helped navigate them throughRead more

Priya goes out of her way

It’s easy to see why Brent Kelly Law Associate Priya Takhar is popular with both her clients and team members. Well liked by everyone, she goes the extra mile to get the job done. In this profileRead more

LVR changes - how will they affect me?

The New Zealand LVR (Loan Value Ratio) restrictions have recently been removed. In this blog post, we look at what the changes mean for you, whether you’re a first home buyer, existing homeowner orRead more

Problem Solving Pam

Senior Legal Executive Pam Roberts loves a good puzzle. It’s why she gets such a kick out of solving problems for her clients, whether it’s for their properties, subdivisions, estates or whateverRead more

Property Purchase a Breeze with Priya

When local couple Lisa and Freddie Fisher needed a lawyer for their new home purchase, Brent Kelly Law Senior Solicitor Priya Takhar made it a breeze.  Husband and wife team Lisa and Freddie runRead more

What are the new Healthy Homes Standards?

The Government has announced new regulations for New Zealand’s rental housing stock, with the idea of improving the quality of these homes.  Almost 600,000 households rent in New Zealand, so theseRead more

House Moving Checklist

Are you moving house? Follow this checklist to make your move stress-free and to keep everyone informed of your address change. Read more

Health and Safety Law Changes

Remember that thing we used to have before health and safety came along? It used to be called natural selection! All joking aside however, health and safety is an important issue for many industriesRead more

Brightline test

A “brightline test” and the “two year rule” are two terms relating to the tax changes by the government in respect to residential property. So what do they mean and what affect will theyRead more

Leasehold properties

Recent headline grabbing reports about owners of million dollar properties around One Tree Hill abandoning their homes highlight the potential pitfalls of buying a leasehold title. In these instancesRead more

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