Partner, Christchurch

Mark Odlin

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Mark specialises in corporate and commercial law and advises on a range of financial, commercial and corporate law matters, including finance, company law and negotiating and preparing commercial agreements.  He acts for a number of council controlled trading organisations and has particular expertise in giving commercial and corporate advice in a local government context.

Mark regularly advises a number of domestic and offshore investment vehicles on public offerings, private placements, leverage facilities and structuring issues.

Work highlights

Advising Central Plains Water Limited

on structure and funding issues associated with the Central Plains Water irrigation project

Advising Selwyn District Council

on funding issues in connection with its Eastern Selwyn Sewage Scheme

Advising a number of local authorities

on the adoption and implementation of development contributions policies

Advising North Otago Irrigation Company

on the funding and construction of stage 2 of the NOIC scheme

Advising PrimePort Timaru

on the investment by Port of Tauranga in the Timaru container port

Advising Selwyn District Council

on its Izone Industrial Park development and a number of design build and design build lease projects (using a variety of forms of agreement)