Partner, Auckland

Terence Ng



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

Terence advises on a broad range of international and domestic financing transactions, and represents corporates, banks and other financial institutions.  His particular experience lies in property finance, project finance, structured finance, acquisition finance, business banking and security enforcement.  Terence has acted for banks in funding some major property developments throughout New Zealand.

Terence’s clients are based both in New Zealand and offshore (such as China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore).  He regularly advises offshore clients on the issues involved in investment structures, settling up businesses or acquiring assets in New Zealand.  Terence has extensive experience assisting overseas clients to obtain consent under the Overseas Investment Act in New Zealand.

Terence also advises on commercial property, infrastructure and developments.  He has been involved in some significant commercial and residential projects.

Terence is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin and co-leads the firm's Asia practice, which focuses on providing advice to Asian organisations undertaking investments in New Zealand.

  • Recognised in NZ Lawyer Magazine’s Hot List 2016
  • Recognised as an expert based abroad in Banking & Finance and a foreign expert on Corporate/Commercial in Chambers Global 2016

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 banking transactions and legal compliance matters

Acting for ASB Bank, Bank of New Zealand and Westpac New Zealand

on property finance transactions

Acting for China Construction New Zealand (being a subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation)

in relation to its business operation and construction related matters

Acting for Changda International New Zealand

on an Overseas Investment Office application to purchase a 42-hectare site in Orewa, and its land development to create over 500 residential units

Acting for China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and Tianjin Airlines

on their respective business operations in New Zealand

Advising New Development Group

on its hotel project in Central Auckland and the large land subdivision in Puhoi


Alternate contacts

David Perry

David Perry

Partner, Auckland
Board of Management

David specialises in banking and financial services, and restructuring and insolvency law. He represents banks and financial…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7020
  • M +64 21 632 268


Grant Dunn

Grant Dunn

Partner, Auckland

Grant specialises in corporate and commercial law and has over 20 years experience. He previously spent six years with the London…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0636
  • M +64 21 888 812


Daniel Kelleher

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