Senior Associate, Auckland

Tammy Solanki

Tammy Solanki (1)


Tammy specialises in commercial property law and has experience assisting clients with significant property portfolios.  Her primary areas of work include acquisitions and disposals of commercial and residential property, preparation and negotiation of commercial leasing arrangements, agreements for sale and purchase, licenses, subdivisions, property development, vendor and purchaser due diligence investigations, and property finance.  

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Tammy worked at two other major New Zealand law firms, including a global firm where she gained experience in both national and cross border property transactions.  She was placed on a secondment in the legal team at New Zealand's largest grocery retailer and spent her earlier years practicing legal work in the private client and general practice space.

  • Member, He Ira Wāhine | Women's Mentoring Programme – Auckland University Law School
  • Member, New Zealand Law Society mentoring programme


Work highlights

Acting for the largest supermarket operator in New Zealand

on a range of matters including leasing, commercial acquisitions and disposals, development, due diligence and generally overseeing their property portfolio

Acting for property developers

in undertaking subdivisions, completing several subdivisions, notably a 53 lot subdivision including settling all lots, involving vendor financing arrangements and joint venture funding arrangements with a limited partnership

Acting on two significant forestry transactions

collectively worth NZ$150m (forestry sale and purchase of a goat farm)

Acting on behalf of forestry clients

for acquisition and disposal of forestry land and cutting rights

Acting for landlords and tenants

to prepare, negotiate and provide general advice on their property portfolios

Acting for a NZX listed leading provider of early childhood education in New Zealand

assisting with their property portfolio and due diligence matters

Alternate contacts

Daniel Kelleher

Partner, Auckland

Daniel specialises in property law and has extensive experience in property sector, corporate, banking and commercial transactions…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7022
  • M +64 21 618 535


Alastair Pettitt

Senior Associate, Auckland

Alastair specialises in commercial property and local government law. He advises local authorities, Crown entities, banks and…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7011
  • M +64 22 163 1186