Kate Mitchell

Senior Associate

Kate specialises in corporate, commercial and property law matters.

She works with clients across a range of areas relating to the buying and selling of businesses, negotiating commercial contracts, advising on commercial leasing issues, advising on residential and commercial property transactions and associated structuring, estate planning and relationship property advice.

Kate enjoys working closely with her clients and is known for providing practical, tailored, and timely advice.

Recent highlights

  • Representing a global brand on a range of commercial and property related matters in respect of its New Zealand interests.

  • Advising motel, hotel and hospitality clients with business acquisitions and dispositions.  

  • Advising various government agencies across a range of commercial contracts, property and leasing matters.

  • Supporting medical practices on specific commercial and legislative requirements.

  • Assisting clients with Overseas Investment Office consent applications.


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He tāngata

  • Member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society

  • Honorary Solicitor, Friends of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Inc.


  • Kate previously worked for international legal firms based in Dublin, Ireland and London, United Kingdom.

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