Katherine Binsted

BA, LLB, Senior Associate

Katherine is a senior associate in the national Corporate & Commercial Team, having joined the firm in October 2019.  She has experience in commercial property, corporate advisory, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Katherine has significant overseas experience having worked in two multinational law firms in London, UK.  This work included AML/professional indemnity and Katherine has since written a Risk Assessment under the AML Regime for a previous firm.

Recent Projects

  • Advising on the sale of a significant hotel assets in New Plymouth to an established New Zealand hotel chain.

  • Advising on the sale of a significant Marlborough vineyard to an established New Zealand winery.

  • Advising on the NZ property aspects of Orora’s sale of its Australian cardboard business to Nippon Paper.

  • Advising the vendors on the sale of an Auckland based hospitality venture to an NZX-listed company.

  • Acting on a significant residential and recreation development north of Mangawhai, including the associated sales to high-net worth individuals.

  • Advising a high net worth overseas individual on the acquisition of significant land assets in Northland and associated OIA application.

Recent Articles


Covid-19: Avenues to resolve rental disputes and cancellation for non-payment of rent

In the aftermath of Auckland’s second “lockdown”, there has been significant media attention regarding the breakdown of rental negotiations between commercial landlords and tenants, which in many cases has resulted in disputes and subsequent cancellations of leases by landlords.

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COVID-19 Commercial Leases and Pandemics

Do you understand your obligations and if rent will be payable during the lockdown? Many businesses are non-essential business and will not be able to access or operate from the commercial premises they lease during lockdown.

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