Ed Smithies

Special Counsel BA (Hons)

Property,

Ed is a property and construction lawyer with over 15 years experience in both New Zealand and the UK.

Admitted in the UK in 2005 and New Zealand in 2018, Ed has a track record of advising domestic and overseas clients on significant real estate capital market transactions, commercial investments and developments across the real estate sector.

Ed regularly advises clients on the negotiation of sale and purchase agreements, leases, development agreements and construction contracts. He also regularly assists overseas investors in managing the overseas investment approval process.

Ed is a confident and trusted legal adviser and is known for his collaborative and solutions focused approach.