Charlotte specialises in leasing, construction and land-related property advice. She has been involved in the development and negotiation of a range of land contracts, leases, tenders, development and construction contracts, (including NZS 3910, 3915 and 3916) easements/encumbrances. Charlotte provides specialist advice on Public Works Act transactions and has acted for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency on numerous roading projects, and Te Arawhiti (Office for Māori Crown Relations) in the negotiation and drafting of numerous deeds of settlement with iwi. She acts for both government and private sector clients.
Charlotte also advises a number of community organisations.
"Buddle Findlay is ‘one of the most highly regarded real estate firms, with a team that is willing to advise on risks as well as legal matters’."
- Trustee for St Mark's Church School, Ngaakau Tapatahi Trust and the Buddle Findlay Child Health Foundation
- Trustee Advisor for the Rainbow Wellbeing Legacy Fund
- Member of the New Zealand Society of Construction Law and Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society
Acting for the Treasury, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry for Primary Industries, National Library of New Zealand, Colgate-Palmolive, Steel & Tube, State Insurance and Chevron
to negotiate development agreements and anchor tenant leases of major office developments in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
Advising numerous clients on bespoke construction projects
and documenting the same, including Department of Corrections, Electronet Services, Ministry of Social Development and Contact Energy
Acting for Contact Energy
to negotiate land rights for its suite of generation assets across New Zealand including land rights for pipeline and power cable corridors, and associated with wind farm developments
Advising China Forestry Group
on numerous land and forestry right acquisitions and associated forestry arrangements
Acting for the Department of Corrections
on the tendering and construction of its Modular Build programme across New Zealand
Acting for Contact Energy and the Ministry of Tourism
to negotiate Public Works Act arrangements for East Taupo Arterial Highway