Jeff has practised law for over 25 years. Over that time he has specialised in a number of areas including commercial property law (particularly retail property development and leasing), company structuring, partnership structuring, joint ventures, group financing, trust structuring, and trust disputes.
Jeff is currently involved in dealing with a variety of issues resulting from the Christchurch earthquake and is a member of multiple organisations and committees dealing with numerous issues.
He has a particular interest in insurance issues, leasing issues, Building Act issues (of which there are a lot), land acquisition and aggregation issues, and joint venture issues that are arising from the earthquake recovery.
"In my approach to working with clients, I think three key things are important. Understanding what the client needs, good communication, and keeping things simple."