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Chapman Tripp

23 ALBERT STREET, PO BOX 2206, AUCKLAND 1140, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 357 9000
Fax:
Fax +64 9 357 9099
DX:
DX 89 AUCKLAND
Email:
Web:
www.chapmantripp.com

Mark Nicholson

Tel:
Work +64 9 357 9297
Email:
Chapman Tripp

Work Department

Property, real estate and construction

Position

Partner, specialising in property syndication; infrastructure; co-ownerships; ground leasing (and ground rent review arbitrations)

Career

Mark specialises in all aspects of property law, including development, acquisitions, disposals, syndications, leasing and infrastructure.  He acts for a wide range of clients including development companies, institutional investors, charitable trusts infrastructure companies and major corporates on a wide variety of property transactions. He also has experience acting for overseas investors in New Zealand.  Mark joined Chapman Tripp’s commercial property group in 2003 after working in London for eight years.

Member

Member of the New Zealand Law Society

Education

LLB (Hons), University College, London; Admitted 1996 England and Wales, 2005 New Zealand


New Zealand

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Nicholson - Chapman Tripp

Within: Real estate and construction

Chapman Tripp provides 'great service and knowledge - the advice is relevant and on time', according to one client. Another describes it as 'a "go-to" firm for any complex property matter'. Construction expert Brian Clayton and real estate specialist Matthew Carroll in Auckland lead the practice, which counts Foodstuffs North Island, Fletcher Residential and Todd Property Group among its clients. Mark Nicholson handles development, acquisitions, disposals, syndications, leasing and infrastructure matters. He advised Blackstone Group on the NZ$635m purchase of Goodman/GIC’s Viaduct Portfolio. Bill Sandston advises corporate and high-net-worth investors on the acquisition and management of their New Zealand property portfolios. Litigator John McKay is recommended for construction disputes. Newly promoted partner Hamish Bolland is a rising star. Greg Wise in Wellington has extensive experience in infrastructure, utilities and property matters, and counts the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment among his clients. He has 'fantastic industry knowledge and his advice is practical and tailored to the situation'.

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