Mr Daniel Kelleher > Buddle Findlay > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Buddle Findlay
New Zealand

Work Department

Property; Construction and projects


Partner. Specialises in property law and has extensive experience in property sector, corporate, banking and commercial transactions. For details about Daniel’s work highlights see here –


Daniel has particular expertise in local government projects, urban renewal projects, infrastructure and utility projects and property finance transactions. He advises local authorities, Crown entities, banks and corporates on all real estate matters including developments, acquisitions, divestments, structuring, joint ventures, limited partnerships and property finance.


• Member of the NZLS Property Law Section Transactions Committee
• Member of NZLS Property Law


• LLB (University of Auckland)
• Admitted New Zealand 1994

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Real estate and construction

Buddle Findlay frequently handles high-profile projects for local authorities, including urban regeneration projects in Auckland, and has specialist expertise in Treaty Waitangi settlements. Daniel Kelleher leads the practice in Auckland and specialises in property law and has extensive experience in property sector, corporate, banking and commercial transactions. Charlotte von Dadelszen is the lead partner in Wellington and focuses on leasing, construction and land-related property advice. The firm is also strong in property finance and handles innovative social housing projects, as well as playing a prominent role in infrastructure projects such as irrigation projects, telecoms projects and PPPs. Auckland Council is among its key public sector clients. ‘The firm has good depth in its team and is responsive to deadlines‘, remarks a client. Tom Bennett, who joined from Bell Gully, handles real estate, construction, procurement and local government matters.