Property & Development


Jason Bywater-Lutman

Senior Associate

Senior Associate

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Phone: +64 7 927 0558



Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce & Administration, Victoria University

Member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society

Member of the New Zealand Society of Construction Law

I joined Cooney Lees Morgan in 2014 and my areas of expertise include property, commercial, trust and taxation law. My practise focuses on:

• Property development for commercial clients,

• Subdivision of residential sections for land developers,

• General advice in relation to business and property acquisitions and sale,

• Residential conveyancing transactions,

• The construction industry; and

• The sale of new build houses throughout New Zealand.


I have three small daughters that I love to spend time with and I am Chairman of the Tauranga Free Regional Kindergarten Association.


Examples of recent work:

• Providing legal advice on 150+ Lot subdivision.

• Acting on the acquisition of large commercial premises.

• Acting on the acquisition of industrial lots.

• Providing legal advice on construction of specialist buildings including commercial and industrial buildings.

• Providing legal advice on the acquisition agreements for substantial tracts of residential land.

• Providing legal advice on leasing disputes in commercial and industrial tenancies.

• Resolving construction disputes under the Construction Contracts Act.

• Providing legal advice to group builders.

•  Providing legal advice and support on joint venture projects and the establishment of joint venture partners.




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