Session 4: Property and Rural Issues

Session ID: 182NZC01D
Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Time: 04:30pm - 06:30pm
Venue: Novotel Christchurch, 52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Face to face


State: NZ CPD:2
Standard $255.00


Session Content

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018
Time: 4.30pm to 6.30pm
Venue: Novotel Christchurch, 50 Cathedral Square Christchurch

Attend and earn 2 CPD hours

The end of the CPD year is nearly here - but don't worry, we've got you covered! Featuring an expert speaking panel and timely topics hand-picked to cover new legislation, new cases and new trends, along with updates on some of the most crucial topics in legal practise right now. Gain all your CPD hours, all in one day.

Chair: Ranui Calman, Principal, Greenwood Roche

Commercial Office Leasing: Issues Created by a Competitive Market

  • Dealing with rent free periods, contributions from the landlords, relocation costs and other incentives
  • Special considerations when negotiating and preparing lease documentation
  • Tax considerations

Presented by James Murphy, Associate, Duncan Cotterill

Resource Consenting: Recent Developments of General Application for your Clients and your Practice

  • Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017
  • The relevance of District Plan reviews
  • Case law developments

Presented by Alex Booker, Senior Associate and Sarah Eveleigh, Senior Associate, Anderson Lloyd

Overseas Investment: A Changing Regime?

  • Summary of any changes to the relevant legislation and regulations
  • Update on any application process changes at the OIO
  • Impact on overseas investment in NZ: observations and analysis

Presented by Christina Lefever, Associate, Duncan Cotterill

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to deal with commercial office leasing issues created by oversupply
  • Stay up to date with resent developments in resource consenting
  • Understand the changing overseas investment regime

Chair: Ranui Calman

Ranui Calman is a principal at Greenwood Roche and is based in the Christchurch office. She specialises in commercial, commercial property and property and asset financing transactions. She has experience in large-scale development projects, forestry, Treaty settlement negotiations and M?ori land law. Ranui regularly acts for private and public sector entities in relation to their commercial transactions including leases, the acquisition and disposal of assets, construction, development and other commercial contracts, and for banks and other financial institutions on the preparation and negotiation of loan, security and priority documents. She has particular forestry expertise and is also very focused on the Christchurch rebuild. Ranui is the Te Waipounamu representative on Te Hunga Roia M?ori o Aotearoa (New Zealand M?ori Law Society).

James Murphy

James Murphy is a commercial property lawyer specialising in commercial property acquisitions and leasing, property development and sales, and commercial and retail construction. James has particular expertise in construction financing and property development, and has advised on a number of large commercial unit title redevelopments involving acquisition, subdivision, sales, leasing and refinance work. His clients include individuals and companies with significant real estate portfolios, investors, landlords, tenants, and property owners looking to develop their properties through subdivision and construction work.

Alex Booker

Alex Booker has 12 years' experience advising on transactions, property developments and project consenting. She joined Anderson Lloyd in April 2013 having previously worked with leading law firms in Auckland and Wellington. Alex likes to make things happen. She enjoys developing effective strategy to achieve the required consents, permits and access approvals for projects. These range from single building projects to complex residential subdivisions to major commercial projects (energy generation, mineral extraction, infrastructure, retail and supermarket developments). Her area of practice also covers due diligence investigations, district plan processes (including the recent Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan and the Proposed Christchurch Replacement District Plan), and advising on obligations that arise under the Overseas Investment Act for sensitive land. Alex's clients vary from individual property developers, territorial authorities, through to regional and national companies.

Sarah Eveleigh

Sarah Eveleigh is a Senior Associate with Anderson Lloyd. She specialises in resource management and has particular expertise in water management, agribusiness and urban development. She advises clients on a broad range of matters including consenting, compliance, planning processes and due diligence. Sarah has acted for various entities and individual farmers on regional plan changes relating to water management, rural land use and nutrient management, and on consenting of water storage and irrigation schemes. She has also successfully obtained commercial, residential and rural-residential land rezoning for a number of land developers in Canterbury.

Christina Lefever

Venue Details

Novotel Christchurch

52 Cathedral Square
Christchurch 8011



The closest train station to the Novotel Christchurch is Tower Junction.

Limited parking is avavliable onsite, parking is not included in the

registration fee and is subject to change.

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