Special Counsel - Property and Real Estate
Miles is a senior commercial property lawyer in the Wellington property team. He advises a range of both private and public clients on all aspects of commercial property matters, delivering his advice in a timely manner and taking into account his clients’ commercial drivers.
Miles assists his clients throughout the sale and purchase process, having acted on a number of large scale and complex due diligence exercises for both vendors and purchasers. This includes business transactions including significant property portfolios of mixed freehold and leasehold land, as well as complex standalone properties. He also has significant experience advising clients on the implications of the Overseas Investment Act on their property transactions.
Miles also has particular experience acting for landlords and tenants in complex leasing arrangements, including documenting agreements to lease and development agreements for significant new builds and refurbishment projects. Recently, Miles has also developed expertise in large scale residential developments.
- 2005, New Zealand
- LLB (Hons), BA, Victoria University of Wellington
- Commercial Leasing
- Property Development
- Property Finance
- Sale and Purchase
- Ranked as a Rising Star – Real Estate and Construction, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific