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Senior Associate

Richard Evans



P+64 9 977 5018

M+64 223 509 737

Richard Evans

Richard is a senior associate in the firm's commercial property workgroup. He has expertise in leasing, due diligence investigations, subdivisions, sales and purchases of land, real estate finance, and forestry work.

Richard practised as a solicitor in South Africa from 1982 until 1997 when he immigrated to New Zealand. Before joining the firm, Richard was a senior associate in the Commercial Property and Commercial and Banking Departments in another large Auckland law firm for nine years.

Examples of Work

  • Matariki Forests, Blakely Pacific and Forest Growth Holdings - acting on property matters including acquisitions and disposals, and the grant of easements and profit a pendres / forestry rights
  • New Zealand Carbon Farming - acting on acquisition of land and leasing of forests for its ETS program
  • New Zealand Forest Leasing - acting on leasing of forest land for its ETS program
  • Assisting corporate clients with property due diligence, acquisitions, sales and leasing matters
  • Westfield New Zealand (now Scente Group) - advising on leasing in various Centres
  • Kiwi Property Holdings - advising on leasing in various Centres
  • Bunnings - acting on subdivision development, sale and lease back
  • The Church of the Latter-day Saints - acting on on-going acquisition of property