LLB, Auckland University of Technology
2017, New Zealand
James is experienced in all property matters and specialises in development, commercial and industrial acquisitions and disposals, leasing and subdivisions.
He provides clients with practical legal advice on a range of property matters with a particular focus on development, commercial and industrial acquisitions and disposals, leasing and subdivisions.
Before joining Chapman Tripp, James worked at a leading boutique property firm in Auckland where he developed expertise across all aspects of property law and gained an understanding of the commercial drivers within the property industry.
- Acting for Centuria across various major property acquisitions, disposals, subdivisions and leasing work, including its acquisition of a 38 aged care facility property portfolio worth over $290m with a 30 year triple net lease leaseback arrangement and post-acquisition subdivisions.
- Acting for Auckland Thoroughbred Racing on land disposals.
- Assisting local and international clients on the disposal, acquisition and leasing of their New Zealand assets.