Our team delivers pragmatic advice on a wide range of property disputes, including in relation to development projects, leasing disputes, and unit title developments.
We represent building owners and tenants in rent reviews and in disputes arising out of development and remedial works. We act on disputes over the sale and purchase of property and on leasing and tenancy disputes. We also advise and act for body corporates and unit owners in disputes over court-ordered schemes for remediating defects in unit title developments.
acting for owners of units in a CBD building challenging enforceability of a covenant altering the statutory unit titles levy regime
advising on disputes arising as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, including loss of access and rent abatement, frustration and force majeure, and delayed settlements
acting for Kiwi Property on a number of property and leasing disputes across its portfolio
advising and acting for a body corporate of a 200+ unit development in a dispute over the distribution of a $20m fund received in settlement of a long-running leaky building dispute
acting for a local government organization seeking to claim from Mobil Oil the substantial cost of cleaning up contaminated land on the Auckland waterfront
acting for a real estate agent seeking to recover commission on the lease of a large commercial property