Senior Associate, Auckland
Property and Construction
Phone +64 9 367 8832
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+64 9 367 8832
Natalie advises clients on all aspects of property law, particularly in relation to complex and structured real estate transactions. Areas of specialisation include commercial acquisitions and divestments, development agreements and pre-lets and real estate focussed mergers and acquisitions. Natalie has worked for large institutional investors, landlords and tenants.
Her recent work includes advising:
Battersea Power Station Development Company Limited in connection with its £1.583bn disposition of the commercial elements of the landmark Battersea Power Station building (at the time the largest single asset deal to have transacted in the UK). The property will become Apple's European headquarters upon practical completion of its redevelopment. The transaction was structured as a corporate disposal and forward funding.
Battersea Power Station in connection with the real estate elements of its £600m refinancing of Phase 3 of the Battersea Power station development.
Battersea Power Station Estate Management Limited in connection with its asset management arrangements for all operational aspects of the wider Battersea Power Station scheme.
Ted Baker plc on the sale and leaseback of its global headquarters in London.
Terra Firma in connection with its disposal of the Wyevale portfolio of garden centres (c£450m), including providing strategic advice in relation to the winding up of the Wyevale group.
A UK-based developer in connection with a £250m forward sale of an office and retail scheme.
Starwood in connection with its formation of a joint venture with Lendlease and the JV's acquisition of a controlling interest in an LLP with development rights over a £3bn (GDV) development site.
The Stage Shoreditch LLP (a joint venture between Cain Hoy, Galliard Homes, McCourt and Vanke) on its acquisition of the £780m (GDV) mixed use (commercial, residential, retail and leisure) redevelopment of The Stage site in Shoreditch and subsequent pre-lets.
LLB, BA, Macquarie University, New South Wales.
Natalie was admitted to practise in New South Wales in 2008 and in New Zealand in 2009.
Natalie began her career at Russell McVeagh before moving to London where she practised at UK law firms for nine years. Natalie returned to Russell McVeagh as a senior associate in 2021.
Partner, Property and Construction
Special Counsel, Property and Construction