LLB, University of Otago
Mike is a partner in the commercial team where he advises clients on a range of legal matters, specialising in property development, construction and commercial property.
Mike provides advice to a broad range of clients including developers of commercial and mixed use developments, commercial property owners, local authorities, construction companies and principals, and institutional landlords. He focuses on commercial property and development work, while also dealing with general commercial and contract work.
Clients find Mike easy to work with because of his approachable personality and his broad network of contacts in the property industry. He pushes hard to advocate the best outcome for his clients, but not at the expense of losing a deal.
Mike enjoys an association with the New Zealand Property Council, the New Zealand Contractors Federation, the Society of Construction Law and the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development.
Mike is recognised for his expertise in Project finance and Development Practice in the 2020 ‘Best Lawyers’ rankings.