LLB, Partner
Matthew Couch
Matthew is a partner in the national Commercial Property & Projects Team, advising on a wide range of property matters.

Matthew's specialist areas of focus are in large scale acquisitions and disposals, commercial leasing, unit title developments and property financing.  Matthew acts for both commercial landlords and tenants, and a number of leading commercial property developers, across a variety of projects. 

"I work closely with my clients to enable me to have a client-focused approach and use my legal experience in a straight forward way to facilitate transactions and obtain commercially valuable outcomes for clients."
Wynn Williams (Auckland)
Level 25, Vero Centre,
48 Shortland Street,
Auckland 1010,
New Zealand.


Recent Projects

  • The following work was undertaken whilst at Wynn Williams and a previous firm:
  • Advising on all commercial leasing aspects of large multi-tenanted shopping centres.
  • Advising a prominent property developer on a new build mixed-use complex incorporating retail units and terraced homes.
  • Advising on a new build shopping centre with a mix of retail units and high quality office space.
  • Advising a high profile listed company on all aspects of its property portfolio.
  • Acted for Robt. Jones on the purchase of the AIG building.
  • The acquisition and sale of numerous commercial properties throughout New Zealand.

Recent Articles


Five tips before you sign a new lease

Matthew Couch, Partner at Wynn Williams talks to Jake Millar, CEO of Unfiltered about five tips to bear in mind before signing a new commercial lease. The video includes researching what ongoing obligations you may have, checking the premises will offer exactly what you are looking for and ensuring you don’t end up with a “hard ratchet”.

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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 25, Vero Centre, 48 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609

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