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Auckland, Wellington

Jane Holland

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Bell Gully

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Property and real estate, Transport, Infrastructure and projects, Māori, Overseas investment


​Jane's area of practice is commercial property and real estate with a particular focus on leasing and development projects. Her clients value her extensive knowledge of the industry and the market and her level of expertise.

Jane is a recognised expert and applies her extensive knowledge to clients on the leasing, sale and purchase of commercial properties including design and build projects and sale and lease back transactions. Jane acts for key players in the New Zealand property market including major developers, retailers and forestry companies. She has a reputation for being commercially astute and highly proactive and efficient.

Jane has co-​authored the New Zealand Property Council Retail Lease and authored the current edition of the New Zealand Property Council Office Lease. She has also authored a Green Lease Schedule on behalf of a number of major property owners in the property market, and a suite of seismic, insurance and re-instatement lease clauses. In demand as a speaker on property issues, Jane presents seminars on numerous topics, including green leasing for members of CoreNet Global, the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives.

Admitted - 1987 England and Wales, 1998 New Zealand International Career: Kenneth Elliott and Rowe, London 1985-1996.


Member of University of Auckland Property Advisory Board​
Presenter for CoreNet and the Property Council and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Director of SPCA Auckland


LLB, University of Leeds LLM, University of Bristol.

New Zealand

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Jane Holland - Bell Gully

Within: Real estate and construction

Bell Gully is β€˜highly responsive and provides excellent service with in-depth knowledge and excellent commercial understanding’. Clients have β€˜total confidence in the team’s advice’. In Auckland, the β€˜highly respected’ Andrew Petersen is β€˜commercially astute with the ability to translate knowledge into solutions’. Also recommended are β€˜excellent team leader’ Jane Holland; construction, infrastructure and local government specialist Tom Bennett; Karl Anderson for his β€˜excellent attention to detail’; and, in Wellington, Hugh Kettle and commercial property partner David Chisnall, who β€˜get to the point quickly and have excellent experience’. Chisnall advised Precinct Properties on developments under its NZ$500m government contract, including the largest-ever office development project in New Zealand, which secures 68,000 sqm of office space across five buildings. Another highlight saw Holland act for Stride Property Limited in its NZ$545m acquisition of the Westfield Queensgate shopping centre in Lower Hutt and the Westfield Chartwell shopping centre in Hamilton.

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