Andrew Monteith > MinterEllisonRuddWatts > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

MinterEllisonRuddWatts
PWC TOWER, 15 CUSTOMS STREET WEST
PO BOX 105 249
AUCKLAND 1143
New Zealand

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew is a legal expert in the Real Estate sector with particular emphasis on major development and infrastructure projects.

Andrew advises both private sector and public sector clients on all aspects of commercial property. He advises clients on acquisitions and divestments; property due diligence, leasing, large scale developments and subdivisions, joint venture development arrangements, public works / public sector procurement, and advising overseas companies investing in New Zealand property.

Some of Andrew’s clients include the New Zealand Government, Spark New Zealand, AUT University, Marriott Inc., Cloudy Bay Vineyards, Auckland Council, Waitemata District Health Board and Tourism Holdings.

Andrew was admitted to the Bar in New Zealand in 2000.

Languages

English

Memberships

Member, Property Council of New Zealand

Member, Technical Advisors Panel

Officer of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Real Estate Committee

Education

LLB, University of Otago (1994)

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Real estate and construction

(Hall of Fame: Real estate and construction)

Andrew MonteithMinterEllisonRuddWatts

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has ‘strength in its leadership to motivate all staff and deliver excellent lead advice’ to clients. The practice specialises in all front-end and back-end aspects of construction and real estate developments, with a particular focus on new transport, renewable energy and social infrastructure schemes. Janine Stewart, who leads on the construction side, primarily advises clients during major domestic developments and complex litigation. David Gilbert heads the real estate team and handles commercial transactions or procurement in various sectors, including hotels and leisure, whilst Mark Crosbie and Travis Tomlinson are key names to note for construction matters. Other key contacts include disputes expert Stephen Price and infrastructure specialist Sarah Sinclair, as well as Ross Pickmere for commercial property mandates. All named lawyers are based in Auckland, aside from the ‘approachable, friendly and problem-solverAndrew Monteith, who splits his time with the Wellington office.