Buying, selling and developing property and land is part of the New Zealand way of life. Property is an area that’s rich with opportunity, but risk is always a factor. Morrison Kent’s property law specialists are experts in helping you realise your goals while minimising the risk. You can be certain of excellent advice and timely, proactive legal services.

Make better property decisions

In the property law arena, our clients know us as problem solvers who strive to add value at each stage of every transaction. We have one of the most experienced teams of property lawyers in New Zealand and are involved in many high-profile and innovative property projects around the country.

Our property lawyers are committed to keeping up-to-date with real estate law changes and market factors related to residential, commercial, rural and forestry property ownership. You can consult us about any aspect of property law, from acquisitions and leasing arrangements to financing and joint ventures. Our property solicitors can also help if you are an overseas person considering a property investment in New Zealand.

Areas of Specialisation

Within each of the areas shown here, our experts will listen to your needs, explain the law and legal processes in plain language, consider practical solutions and efficiently action your plans.

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Syndication / Joint Venture

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Property News

KiwiSaver Plays an Important Role for First Home Buyers

6 August 2018 | Andrew Stewart

KiwiSaver is becoming an increasingly popular tool for first home buyers. If you are looking to buy your first home, you might have considered withdrawing your KiwiSaver funds to put towards your deposit.

In this article, we will explore KiwiSaver as an...

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Overseas Property Investments - what you need to know
14 January 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Looking to buy a family home in New Zealand? Updates to the Overseas Investment Act 2005 have changed the way overseas persons are able to purchase...

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Property Law Reform Must Benefit All Players
2 November 2018 | Jamie Nunns

Rental housing is about to get simpler — or is it?

A third of New Zealanders are now long-term renters, and the government has said it intends making...

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Airbnbreach - appeal to the District Court
19 October 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

In May 2018, in Nice Place Property Management Limited v Paterson, the Tenancy Tribunal ordered a tenant to pay his landlord the profit derived from...

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