Jourdan Griffin


Commercial leasing

Property investment


BA/LLB (University of Auckland)

Property Council New Zealand

Property Law Section Accredited Specialist 2021/2022

Jourdan’s focus has been on property law throughout his career. His interest and knowledge of the market have shaped his understanding of the commercial and legal issues facing a broad range of clients.

Jourdan became a director here in April 2017. With over 11 years experience specialising in property law, he has a passion for commercial leasing, acquisition, sales and funding. His clients range from listed property funds and commercial property investors to landlords and tenants.

Recent projects

  • Drafting various leases for a listed industrial property fund. These included design-build projects;
  • Acting for a large private investor to complete the purchase and sales of large-scale commercial properties throughout Auckland;
  • Negotiating office leases on behalf of the landlord for anchor tenancies, floors and partial floors for buildings in Auckland;
  • Acting for a private funder in various commercial and residential property development and investment loans;
  • Negotiating new retail leases on behalf of landlords and tenants. Clients included shopping malls and retail strips;
  • Acting for high net worth individuals in their commercial and property matters;
  • Assisting in the acquisition and subsequent leasing of various retail and office developments;
  • Acting for an Australian based property trust in the negotiation of office leases for a building in Auckland’s CBD;
  • Preparing property management contracts for both a national shopping centre and a property management business;
  • Acting for a large retailer. Projects included the restructure and funding of its business and its national leasing portfolio;
  • Acting for business purchasers, including motor vehicle dealerships, gymnasiums and a water filtration company.

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.

DDI: +64 9 375 2792

Mobile: 027 220 9603

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