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Bell Gully

LEVEL 21, VERO CENTRE, 48 SHORTLAND STREET, PO BOX 4199, AUCKLAND 1140, NEW ZEALAND
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Work +64 9 916 8800
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Fax +64 9 916 8801
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www.bellgully.com
Auckland, Wellington

Andrew Petersen

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Work +64 9 916 8622
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Bell Gully

Work Department

Property.

Position

Property and real estate, Mergers and acquisitions, Infrastructure and projects, Construction, Joint ventures, Restructuring and insolvency, Overseas investment, Agribusiness, Forestry, International

Career

​​​​​​​​​​Andrew's experience includes advising on real estate and business acquisitions and divestments, leasing, project developments and finance, construction, joint ventures and shareholder arrangements, and property restructuring and insolvency. Andrew's experience covers all areas of property, including office, retail, industrial, hotels, apartments, residential, golf course developments, land subdivisions, farming, forestry and vineyards.

Andrew's clients include Cooper and Company (which is redeveloping Auckland's Britomart precinct), leading companies such as Fletcher Building, Kiwi Property, Rank Group, Carter Holt Harvey, Goodman Group and Goodman Property Trust, and numerous international corporate and private clients investing in New Zealand.

Andrew was a representative on the Technical Reference Group advising the New Zealand Government on the review of the Overseas Investment Act (OIA). He also presented a series of nationwide seminars on the Act with the Overseas Investment Office and co-authored the comprehensive New Zealand Law Society guide for practitioners on the Act. Andrew has been involved with over 50 OIA applications under the 2005 legislation.

Admitted - 1996 New Zealand. International Career: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London 2000-2003.

Member

Trustee of Keystone Trust since 2011

Education

LLB(Hons), BCom, University of Otago.


New Zealand

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Petersen - Bell Gully

Within: Real estate and construction

Bell Gully¬†'provides high levels of service, its responsiveness is consistently excellent and the firm has real depth and breadth of property law expertise coupled with sound commercial acumen'. In Auckland, real estate practice head¬†Andrew Petersen¬†is 'highly responsive and displays excellent commercial judgement'. He advised TńĀmaki Redevelopment on the development of a mixed tenure housing project that was converted from social housing.¬†Karl Anderson¬†and Wellington-based¬†Hugh¬† Kettle¬†also played key roles. Among the firm's standout practitioners are¬†Jane Holland,¬†who handled an acquisition for Vital Healthcare Property Trust,¬†Simon Ladd¬†and construction, infrastructure and local government specialist Tom Bennett,¬†who is 'a star - his expertise in the construction area makes him a top lawyer, and he is pragmatic, effective and conscientious'.¬†David Chisnall¬†is among the most experienced¬†commercial property partners in the country. 'Thorough-yet-pragmatic' special counsel Sally Whincop¬†and senior associates¬†Ian Becke¬†and¬†Paula Ormandy¬†are also recommended.

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