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Nick Strettell

Nick is a Partner in Saunders Robinson Brown’s Commercial Team.

He specialises in company law, commercial property matters and business sale and purchases.  Nick also acts for a number of rural clients and advises them in relation to farm sale and purchases, restructuring and succession and general rural law. 

Nick graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2010 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology). He joined Saunders Robinson Brown as a solicitor in April 2011 and was appointed a partner in October 2018.

Nick has a particular expertise in company law, advising clients in respect of shareholder disputes, drafting and implementing shareholder agreements, share sales and restructures and company succession.  Nick has also acted on a number of large business sale and purchases for both vendors and purchasers.  Additionally, Nick has an extensive property background both in commercial and rural, acting for a number of commercial property developers and advising on medium to large scale commercial developments and subdivisions, commercial and farm sale and purchases.

Nick also has a particular interest in sports law and has advised sporting organisations on their constitutions and structuring. 

Some of Nick's recent work includes:

  • Advising the Canterbury Cricket Trust in relation to its recent development of the Hagley Oval cricket ground including drafting membership agreements, reviewing construction contracts and advising the Trust generally on the development.

  • Advising Akaroa Health Hub with its current development and construction of a new hospital in Akaroa.

  • Advising the vendor on a multi-million dollar sale of a logistics business.
  • Advising the vendor on the multi-million dollar sale of an English school.

  • Advising a prominent sporting organisation in respect of its lease obligations.

  • Acting on multi-million dollar dairy farm purchases in both the North and South Island.

  • Acting for a number of parties affected by compulsory acquisitions by NZTA in respect of the Southern Motorway and Wooden Corridor projects and by the Waimakariri District Council in Kaiapoi. 

  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society
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