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Denise Marsden


Denise Marsden

+64 9 375 2789

021 710 881




Property Development
Units Titles and Incorporated Societies (for property)
Commercial Property
Management Rights/Hotel Leases

Denise is a leading expert in property law.  She has a wealth of knowledge complemented by a true passion for property and people.  She is smart, pragmatic and sensible and focuses on outcomes for her clients.

Denise has been a director at AlexanderDorrington since 2007.  She enjoys leading her team to deliver successful projects and outcomes. 

Recent Projects

  • Residential developments including 7 stage 600 lots and 5 stage 300 lots
  • Redevelopment of mixed use building to enable retail to be converted to residential units and sold
  • Sale and purchase of commercial properties including industrial, retail and office
  • Leasing and property advice for a national retailer with 21 stores in New Zealand
  • CORT Community Housing joint venture with ACC and development programme
  • Development programme for NZ Living which to date has delivered 287 apartments at Otahuhu, Onehunga and Northcote and 204 under development in Tamaki and Northcote.
  • Hotel acquisitions in Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Auckland and assisting with all legal issues for this accommodation manager with over 500 rooms under management across 13 properties nationally
  • NZS3910 and NZS3916 Contracts for apartments, industrial buildings

Legal 500 Leading Individual   Property Law Accredited Specialist

1996 (NZ)
1999 (England and Wales)

BCom/LLB (Hons)
University of Auckland

Property Council Auckland – Events Committee Member

3 things

you might not know
about Denise

She worked in London for 6 years, including 1 year in house for a construction company

She loves skiing, reading and wine

Her most intrepid adventures include a 3 week car rally from Morocco to The Gambia and 4 months backpacking in South America