Our People | Gaynor McLean

Gaynor McLean Partner

“I represent and advise clients on a wide range of  residential, commercial property and finance transactions,  leasing arrangements, SME sales and purchases, shareholder agreements, company matters, conveyancing, franchises and trusts.  

I have expertise in a variety of property matters and my involvement includes negotiations, the drafting and management of contracts through to acquisition and disposal and post settlement matters.

I aim to be responsive and provide timely legal and commercial advice to my clients.  I take a personal interest to assist clients with their goals and am approachable and readily available to anticipate and provide strategic, pragmatic solutions as issues arise.”

Transaction experience

  • Panel solicitor to lender banks and finance companies providing  advice on securities and cross collateralisation documentation, PPSR and regulatory matters under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act.
  • Providing advice to developer clients for a planned urban community  involving significant subdivisions and contracts for the sale of land and property to end users.
  • Acting for the former Papakura District Council negotiating and drafting substantial and complex commercial contracts including landlord and tenant fit out arrangements, Public Works Act land acquisitions and disposals and a range of land law matters.
  • Providing advice to closely held companies on sale and purchase agreements, due diligence, restraints of trade, joint venture agreements, supply and distribution contracts  and shareholder agreements.
  • Advising on the refinancing and subsequent sale of a food distribution industry business.
  • Advising on the acquisition and settlement of an electrical business.
  • Advising on contractural matters including warranties, recalls and new build/lease arrangements.
  • Providing advice on the sale and purchase of franchise businesses in the travel, fitness and child care sectors.


Gaynor is a Partner who does not share liabilities of the partnership.

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Area of Expertise Property & Real Estate
Corporate & Commercial
Specialisation:  Property, Financing, Leasing
Qualifications: BA, LLB

Contact Details
DDI: +64 9 914 3528
Mobile: +64 21 730 548
Email: gaynor.mclean@glaister.co.nz
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