Anna Crosbie


Real Estate & Construction

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Anna advises on all aspects of property law and is trusted to deliver on the largest and most complex transactions in the market. 

Acting for institutional property investors and developers, Anna is known for achieving exceptional commercial outcomes in the delivery of projects which are helping to reshape New Zealand. She has particular expertise in high value acquisition and divestment transactions, inbound overseas investment, retail and commercial leasing, forestry, hotel management and master-planned residential development.


Anna has also advised:

  • Precinct in connection with the development of Commercial Bay, a high rise office and retail development integrated with the City Rail Link.
  • SKYCITY on the property aspects of the New Zealand International Convention Centre and Horizon Hotel.
  • Goodman Property Trust in relation to its property acquisitions and divestments, including the sales of Millennium Centre and Central Park business parks.
  • Hotel owners across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands on hotel management arrangements.
  • Government entities and iwi in settling historic grievances, including negotiating settlement agreements, and developing co-management and co-ownership structures between iwi, government entities and local landowners for parks and reserves.


LLB (Hons), BA, University of Otago.


Anna was elected to the Property Council New Zealand's governing body, its National Council, in March 2019. The National Council is committed to fostering and enabling quality urban growth and development in New Zealand.

Anna is recognised for Real Estate law in New Zealand by Chambers and Partners 2021Doyles Guide 2020 (Property & Real Estate), The Legal 500 2021, and by Best Lawyers® 2022 New Zealand. 

Anna was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2006.

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