Hope is a solicitor in the corporate and commercial property team in Auckland. She joined Meredith Connell from a boutique general practice law firm where she obtained experience with property, commercial and estate planning matters. Prior to practicing law, Hope managed various commercial operations including a significant tourism business.
Hope has legal expertise in commercial and residential property transactions, leasing and property finance. She also has experience in business acquisitions, disposals and operations, including drafting various commercial contracts.
Acted for Housing New Zealand on the registration of its residential leasing portfolio and advising on associated property-related issues.
Advising clients all aspects of commercial leasing, including negotiation of lease terms and renewals/rent reviews.
Advising a Crown Research Institute on its redevelopment of its office and research site in Wellington, and its structuring and compliance arrangements in connection with the operation of a private waster scheme.
LLB/BCom, University of Auckland