Brannavan specialises in property, litigation, insolvency and debt recovery.
Brannavan has been involved in large-scale property acquisitions and the negotiation of easements, licences, leases, sale and purchase agreements, and alienations of Māori land. He also specialises in property disputes, and has assisted creditors, receivers, and liquidators with distressed property and property debts. He has been involved in disputes relating to the Public Works Act, sale and purchase agreements, make good, Māori land, rent reviews, construction, leases, and caveats in the District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court and in arbitration.
Acting for Ministry of Health, Department of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Centreport
in large-scale development agreements, construction agreements, and agreements to lease for major head office projects
Acting for Weltec and Whitireia
in negotiating its Performing Arts Centre in Wellington
Drafting and reviewing commercial and property documents
including leases, easements, encumbrances, mitigation agreements, exclusivity agreements, settlement agreements, licences, finance leases, and right of first refusals
Drafting and advising on retail agreements and terms and conditions
for retail contracts
Acting for Morrison & Co
during its due diligence and transaction when purchasing Shell New Zealand
Acting for major banks such as ANZ Bank New Zealand, Bank of New Zealand, ASB Bank, HSBC Bank, and Kiwibank
on various mortgages, transactions, and recoveries