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LLB (Otago)

BCom (Otago)

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Claire Coakley

Mike acts for a broad range of property owners and developers on all aspects of property transactions, including commercial and residential sales and acquisitions, commercial leasing, subdivisions and land developments, commercial developments and property finance.

He has previously been a commercial property lender for one of the mainstream banks, and a partner in the banking practice of a national law firm, with a particular focus on property finance. That unique experience and understanding of the property finance market often helps him to guide his clients through the challenging property finance waters.

Mike prides himself on developing strong, enjoyable relationships with his clients, and providing them with considered, pragmatic, timely advice.

"I enjoy forming great working relationships with my clients, understanding what they want to achieve, and by when, and then doing what it takes to make that happen."

​Mike's industry knowledge allows him to provide top quality, honest advice to clients in an efficient manner.

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"Mike Parker is a pleasure to deal with. He is always responsive to our needs with family and company legal matters. Mike has been particularly helpful to us with general commercial issues but especially with matters pertaining to commercial leasing and property transactions of all kinds. Because of his extensive background in banking and finance, to us, he is somewhat unique in the legal world. He is able to give a lender's perspective to our requirements, should it be necessary. Mike Parker rates a high recommendation."

David and Anna Abbott

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“It’s refreshing working with someone who understands the industry as well as Mike Parker does.”

Sam Oughton, First Mortgage Trust

Recent work

  • Assisted clients with the acquisition, subdivision and sale of lots in residential subdivisions comprising in excess of 400 sections
  • Assisted clients to negotiate and conclude numerous new commercial leases and resolve lease issues
  • Assisted a client negotiate and enter into a joint venture property development
  • Advised clients on a number of commercial property sales and acquisitions
  • Assisted a client to satisfy its development financing loan conditions with its bank

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