James Blackie

About James Blackie

James is a leading commercial property lawyer and strategic advisor with over 20 years’ experience working with institutional investors, listed and unlisted funds, multi-national property entities, family offices, property syndicators and developers.

James has extensive experience in matters relating to significant commercial property acquisitions in the office, retail and industrial sectors, commercial property securitization, due diligence investigations, development projects and financing, property value maximisation, disposals and property finance.

James’ experience as a strategic and trusted advisor has enabled him to deliver commercially focused solutions in many complex and notable transactions for the firm’s clients including some of New Zealand’s largest private property investors and developers.

James is a prior winner of the RICS Property Professional of the Year, is highly ranked with Chambers and Partners, is recognised as a Leading Individual: Real Estate and Construction in the Legal 500 and ranked in The Best Lawyers in New Zealand for his work in Real Estate Law.

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— LLM (Hons) BA University of Auckland


— Office, Retail and Industrial Commercial Property Acquisitions

— Commercial Property Securitisation

— Due Diligence

— Development Projects and Financing

— Property Value Maximisation

— Disposals

— Property Finance

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