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Bell Gully

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

Karl Anderson

Tel:
Work +64 9 916 8845
Email:
Bell Gully

Work Department

Property

Position

Property and real estate
Overseas investment
Construction

Career

Karl has extensive experience acting for clients across a large number of industries. He advises clients on the acquisition, disposal, development and leasing of commercial property. He has significant experience on the property-related aspects of large scale corporate and banking transactions and complex acquisitions under the overseas investment regime.

He has recently worked with Singapore's GIC Real Estate on their joint venture with Goodman Property Trust investing in office buildings in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour. He advised Host Hotels & Resorts (the largest US lodging real estate investment trust and globally one of the largest owners of luxury hotels) on the redevelopment and the sale of a number of hotels. He also advised Element Financial Corporation on the New Zealand property aspects of its purchase of the Custom Fleet business from General Electric.

Karl takes a commercial approach to transactions and provides clients with strategic advice on any property-related challenges that arise. Clients find Karl approachable and value the ease of working with him - even in high pressure situations.

Education

LLB(Hons), University of Auckland

Admitted
2007, New Zealand


New Zealand

Real estate and construction

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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