Carole Smith
Special Counsel – LLB
Mobile: +64 27 372 7700
Email: [email protected]
Practice Area: Property, Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
Background

Carole has more than 25 years’ experience advising on a broad range of property matters and specialises in complex real estate developments, property finance and structuring, construction as well as advising on trust law and asset planning. Carole has been a partner in a boutique property firm in Auckland, in-house counsel for a property development company and principal of her own practice. Her approach is balanced and commercially focused. She enjoys working closely with clients to achieve positive outcomes.

Experience
  • Involved in some of Auckland’s most innovative property developments.

  • Advised on a partnership structure with native landowners in Fiji, resulting in ongoing income for the native landowners.

  • Assisted in the sale of an island in Fiji.

  • Involved as director of a corporate trustee for several family and investment trusts.

  • Other sector experience includes, business sales and acquisitions, franchising, leasing, and general commercial advice.