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Lesley Thomson – Senior Solicitor/Head of Projects

Our lawyers are driven, focused and talented

Lesley Thomson – Senior Solicitor/Head of Projects


Qualifications – LLB University of Auckland

DDI: +64 9 361 7065
Mob: +64 27 489 2390
lesley.thomson@tbblegal.com

Lesley is a highly experienced commercial property and real estate lawyer who has previously spent four years in the commercial property team at Martelli McKegg and five years in the commercial property team at Russell McVeagh.

Lesley has an extensive breadth of knowledge and skills in both residential and commercial property, subdivision, leasing and due diligence areas as well as vineyard acquisitions and forestry right assignments and is highly motivated to achieve outstanding results for her clients.


Sample Transaction Experience:

  • Commercial property acquisitions and divestments on behalf of high net worth individuals and trusts
  • Acting for a private trust on the acquisition of a large coastal property in Pakiri including undertaking a due diligence review and report and negotiating variations of terms
  • Documenting the retail leases for a large shopping centre on the North Shore
  • Documenting the transfer and completing the registration of over 240 forestry rights including obtaining Mãori Land Court consents for the leaseholder
  • Assisting with acting for an overseas purchaser on the acquisition and subsequent leasing of a vineyard portfolio including undertaking a high level due diligence review of the title and title documentation and completion of the purchase and leases
  • Acting for a private trust on its retail leasing portfolio including negotiation and documentation
  • Acting for a large corporate on its commercial/retail/industrial leasing portfolio including negotiation and documentation
  • Acting for a private property developer in Whangarei for over 10 years on its property developments including the acquisition, subdivisions, sell down and settlements of residential land and house and land packages
  • Co-ordinating and acting for a private developer on the unit title subdivision, sell down, leasing and settlement of a 65 room hotel complex in Queenstown
  • Co-ordinating and acting on the unit title subdivision, sell down and settlements of a 282 room hotel complex in Wellington including the leases back to the hotel management company
  • Acting for private joint venture parties on the acquisition, freeholding, subdivision and sell down of a 32 unit title development in Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Acting for an overseas private purchaser on the acquisition, subdivision, sell down and settlements of two large greenfields subdivisions in Gulf Harbour