Kate Andrew

Special Counsel

Kate started her legal career as a Trusts specialist for the Public Trust. She now specialises in property law, alongside having an active private client practice.

As a property law specialist, Kate advises clients on all aspects of property law including commercial and residential property developments, subdivisions, commercial property syndications, leasing, overseas investment in New Zealand, property acquisitions and disposals and land related issues. She also regularly advises clients on asset protection structures, including family trusts, estate planning and relationship property issues.

Kate has lived and worked in Queenstown since 2004, is married to a local and has two school aged children.

Recent highlights

  • Acting on the purchase and syndication of a large retail mall in Christchurch for $160,000,000.

  • Acting on the purchase of development land adjacent to Auckland Trotting Club for $50,000,000.

  • Acting on the purchase and syndication of a large carparking building with retail in Christchurch.

  • Advising on a 24 lot residential subdivision in Invercargill.


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He tāngata

  • Secretary of the Whakatipu Rowing Club, one of New Zealand’s premier rowing clubs. 


  • Finisher in recent Motatapu Ultrarun – a 52.5km run over exposed and physically challenging back-country terrains.

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