Ms Jane Holland > Bell Gully > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Bell Gully
PO BOX 4199
New Zealand

Work Department



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.

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Jane HollandBell Gully

Bell Gully ‘combines very strong expertise and in-depth knowledge of the field together with a good commercial and efficient approach to transactions‘, notes one client. Andrew Petersen and Simon Ladd in Auckland and, in Wellington, David Chisnall are the lead partners in the property, real estate and construction practice. Petersen, who counts Tāmaki Redevelopment Company and SkyCity Entertainment Group among his clients, handles corporate, property and Overseas Investment Act matters. Ladd is a leading light in contentious construction matters. Also in Auckland, Jane Holland, who has more than 20 years’ experience in New Zealand and the UK, specialises in commercial leasing and development projects. Chisnall has built his expertise over many years in some of the country’s most significant property projects, and he the structuring, procurement and delivery of large-scale construction and development projects, as well as acquisitions, disposals and leasing. Newly promoted partner Ian Becke is also recommended.