Industry veteran adds to “depth and breadth” of property and construction specialists team
Steve Rendall joins the partnership as the firm seeks to add “depth and breadth” to its strategic team of property and construction specialists. The new partner has more than a decade’s worth of experience in the property industry. He has acted on complex real estate development projects, real estate capital markets transactions, office and industrial leasing, and construction contracts, the law firm said.
Rendall holds a bachelor of laws from the University of Otago. He was admitted to practice in New Zealand in 2002.
Before joining Russell McVeagh, he was in-house counsel at Spark New Zealand, where he advised senior management on corporate and commercial matters. Rendall has also practiced overseas with Simmons & Simmons, and has brokerage experience with Colliers International.
His career highlights include:
- assisting the Public Sector Pension Investment Board with two major real estate capital markets transactions in 2014 and 2016
- advising the Goodman Property Trust and Goodman Group on numerous design, build and lease projects in the office and industrial sectors
- acting for Progressive Enterprises on the sale of the Cider Building in Ponsonby, Auckland
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