Michael Bennett

Legal Staff


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Michael is a solicitor in our property team working alongside Elise Markwick.

He has a range of expertise applicable to both private and corporate clients.

Private Clients:

  • Review of titles and due diligence on properties prior to purchase
  • Review of sale and purchase agreements, including "off the plan" agreements for the purchase of property in a subdivision yet to be completed
  • First home buyer KiwiSaver withdrawal and HomeStart grants
  • Assistance in the completion of residential property sale and purchase
  • Refinancing and lending transactions

Corporate Clients:

  • Assistance in the completion of commercial property sale and purchase
  • Property development, including subdivisions and the registration of all necessary title instruments
  • High volume conveyancing for the sale of multiple sections to various purchasers
  • Commercial refinancing
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Drafting, renewing, varying, assigning and terminating leases
  • Formation and dissolution of companies

Michael joined the Martelli McKegg team in late 2018. He completed his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science at the University of Otago and initially gained experience in a small firm after graduating in 2016.