Senior Solicitor, Auckland
Kellie specialises in property and acquisition finance with a particular focus on cross border transactions. Kellie has experience acting for both lenders and borrowers with funding requirements in New Zealand and abroad.
Kellie works in the Asia Business team and assists with all commercial transactions with a focus on inbound and outbound Asia investment element. Kellie has worked closely with China Southern Airlines, China Forestry Group New Zealand, all Chinese registered banks in New Zealand, Chinese State-Owned entities and listed Chinese companies with their individual needs in New Zealand.
In addition to banking transactions, Kellie has been involved in corporate M&A, civil litigation (District Court and High Court), employment law (including mediation and Employment Court hearings), Overseas Investment and property transactions.
"Terence Ng and Kellie Zhang are wonderful legal counsels who are willing to put themselves into the client’s shoes and provide consistent, effective, professional responses."
- Member, New Zealand Law Society
- Board member of Voyce Whakarongo Mai
Acting for Bank of China (New Zealand), China Construction Bank (New Zealand), and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (New Zealand)
on various property finance, banking transactions and acquisition finance matters
Assisting clients with OIO consent applications
Acting for a New Zealand borrower
with its first loan facility in New Zealand for $80m
Acting for China Forestry Group New Zealand
with its $28m acquisition facility in relation to a forest