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Jourdan Griffin


Jourdan Griffin

+64 9 375 2792

027 220 9603




Commercial leasing
Acquisitions and sales
Commercial and industrial property development
Property investment
Due diligence

Jourdan is a leading property lawyer who has focussed on the property field throughout his career.  An ability to quickly understand the commercial  drivers underpinning client’s needs, Jourdan is highly regarded for his extensive knowledge of the commercial and legal issues in the property market.

Jourdan became a director here in April 2017.  With over 15 years experience specialising in property law, he has a passion for commercial leasing, acquisitions, sales, due diligence investigations and funding.  His clients range from listed property funds, commercial property investors and developers to prominent landlords and tenants.

Recent Projects

  • Acting for a large private investor to complete the purchase and sale of a CBD office tower and retail centre for over $150 million;
  • Acting on the purchase of industrial parks, retail centres and office buildings;
  • Acting in some of Auckland’s prominent industrial and commercial developments, including developments comprising 200 industrial units and the associated acquisition, funding, subdivision and sell down;
  • Drafting various leases for a listed industrial property fund, including design-build projects;
  • Drafting and negotiating retail leases on behalf  of landlords, with clients including shopping malls, suburban and regional retail centres;
  • Assisting in the acquisition and subsequent leasing of various retail and office developments;
  • Acting for a large national retailer. Projects included the restructure and funding of its business and its national leasing portfolio;
  • Acting for a multinational corporation in their office leases throughout New Zealand
  • Acting for an Australian based property trust in the negotiation of office leases for buildings in Auckland’s CBD;
  • Acting for a private funder in various commercial and residential property development and investment loans;
  • Acting for high net worth individuals in their commercial and property matters

Recommended Lawyer   Property Law Accredited Specialist


University of Auckland

Property Council New Zealand

3 things

you might not know
about Jourdan

He has a noteworthy passion for Chelsea Football Club, he’s a lifelong supporter

A keen traveller, Jourdan completed part of his studies in Europe, then travelled throughout America, Asia and the Middle East

He is a city boy through and through