Senior Associate, Christchurch

Celeste Brown

Celeste Brown (1)



Celeste specialises in corporate and commercial law and has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, corporate structuring and commercial leasing.

Celeste advises clients on a range of transactional matters (including project finance and related security arrangements) and regularly acts for some of New Zealand's major banks.

Celeste also has experience in preparing and negotiating commercial contracts and advising on statutory and regulatory compliance.

Work highlights

Acting for various corporate entities

on asset and share acquisitions and sales

Advising prominent developers

on joint venture formation and structuring

Advising major banks, credit unions and building societies

on lending and security arrangements and commercial agreements

Advising on and acting in respect of mortgagee sales

Preparing contracts for hire for major venues

Preparing and drafting commercial lease agreements

including ground leases for large hospitals