Senior Associate, Auckland

Genevieve Simmers

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Genevieve specialises in property and construction law and has expertise in the negotiation and documentation of commercial property transactions.  She has particular expertise in the development and negotiation of a range of land contracts, portfolio leasing across industrial, retail and office sectors, tender conditions, development and construction contracts, easements and encumbrances.  Genevieve advises both government and private sector clients on all property related matters.

Work highlights

Advising Landcorp Farming

on numerous property transactions associated with its land portfolio including sale and purchase agreements, leasing, livestock agreements, subdivisions and associated farming documentation

Advising Ernst & Young

on precedent construction documents, negotiating new leasing documentation and advising on associated leasing issues

Acting for Contact Energy

to negotiate land rights for its suite of generation assets across New Zealand and advising on various contractual and property matters related to wind, geothermal, hydro and thermal electricity generation

Advising the Office of Treaty Settlements

on Treaty settlement and associated property documentation including Deeds of Settlement and the transfer of treaty settlement properties

Negotiating and preparing development agreements and lease documentation for numerous clients

including Ministry of Education, Radio New Zealand and Colgate-Palmolive

Advising Summerset Group

and assisting with drafting of sale and purchase agreements and associated documentation


Alternate contacts

Charlotte von Dadelszen

Charlotte von Dadelszen

Partner, Wellington

Charlotte specialises in leasing, construction and land-related property advice. She has been involved in the development…

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