Viola is an experienced property lawyer specialising in commercial and retail leasing, and all aspects relating to the acquisitions and disposals of commercial property including undertaking in-depth due diligence investigations.

Work Highlights

Auckland Council

Leasing workstream team – acting on a variety of matters including drafting complex new leases, advising on ground leases, community leases, disputes and assisting with negotiations of lease terms.

Auckland Council

Westhaven Marine Village – assisting the Panuku leasing team to negotiate and document the lease arrangements for the multi-tenanted development.

Auckland Council 

Advising on ground leases and on the sale and leaseback of various properties.

Scentre Group (Westfield) 

Preparing complex leases for all New Zealand centres, including office leases, and assisting in negotiations with lessees including complex lease terms and high value leases.

Hynds Group 

Property sale and leasebacks, and purchase of commercial properties including drafting, reviewing or advising on complex lease arrangements.

Bunnings Limited 

Acting on a variety of leasing matters for their numerous sites around the country, including advising on complex lease arrangements, drafting bespoke leases and advising on intricate lease queries.

Areas of Expertise

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