Senior Solicitor, Auckland

Kellie Zhang

Kellie Zhang



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.

  • Member, New Zealand Law Society
  • Board member of Voyce Whakarongo Mai


Work highlights

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

Alternate contacts

Terence Ng

Partner, Auckland

Terence specialises in banking and finance, corporate and commercial, and property law.…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0688
  • M +64 21 281 2688


Kelly Williams

Senior Associate, Auckland

Kelly advises on a broad range of international and domestic financing transactions representing borrowers and banks.…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0690
  • M +64 27 246 4248