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Commercial Property - Subleases

Commercial Property - Subleases
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COVID-19 with the associated moves through the various lockdown levels and the extremely adverse impact on the economic landscape has resulted in significant anguish for commercial landlords and tenants alike. In the current environment, it is likely that you will have clients who are closely considering a potential sublease option.

This webinar will take a practical approach to help ensure that you are able to provide effective advice in this area irrespective of the party that you are assisting.

It will include consideration of:

  • What is a sublease?
  • Distinction between subleasing and assignment – Why sublease?
  • The key steps in effecting a sublease
  • Landlord consent and other Landlord considerations
  • Due diligence and timing (to be assessed from the head & sub tenant perspective)
  • Sub tenant considerations
  • Property Law Act provisions
  • Practical lessons.

Learning objectives

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Have a greater understanding of subleasing, the steps involved, including due diligence and timings, and consents and considerations.
  • Be able to better advise your clients.

Who should attend

Civil litigation, company/commercial, in-house, and property lawyers.

Book / Technical Specs

A background book written by the presenters is available in hard copy, PDF, or both. Please indicate your choice upon registration. 

  • Hard Copy - Your book will be posted to you - no extra charge 
  • PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event - no extra charge 
  • Both Hard Copy & PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event, and posted the hard copy book  - additional $30 charge

For information on what is required to participate in the webinar, click here.

Fee (Incl GST)


Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Use the multiple registration button below or Click here


  • Webinar 11.00am - 12.30pm Wednesday 2 June 2021
  • Registration closes  - 3.00pm, Tuesday 1 June 2021

View PDF registration form here.

Webinar 2 June
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Mark Anderson Mark Anderson
Partner, Greenwood-Roche, Wellington

Mark is a specialist commercial property lawyer based in the Wellington office of Greenwood Roche. He has extensive experience advising local and offshore investors on large acquisition and divestment projects. Mark’s practice includes advising developers on mixed use developments and subdivisions and he has considerable experience advising private sector, central and local government clients on major development and lease projects. In addition, Mark has considerable expertise in commercial leasing, providing advice to both landlord and tenant clients with significant portfolios. 

Antonia Shanahan Antonia Shanahan
Partner, Greenwood-Roche, Auckland

Antonia is a commercial real estate expert based in our Auckland office. She advises on all aspects of commercial property, having gained extensive experience in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Middle East. Antonia has extensive experience in capital markets sales and acquisitions and is well known as one of Auckland’s most prominent leasing experts. In addition, she regularly advises on major commercial development projects. Antonia’s clients include Air New Zealand, ASB Bank, MediaWorks, New Zealand Post, Regus, Kiwibank, Norak and Medispace. 


Attendance at the live webinar
  • If you attended the live webinar, you will receive an electronic certificate of attendance as verification for your CPD records.
  • You can view and hear the presentation again, as many times as you wish in your own time for no additional cost.
Registration but non-attendance on the day
  • Under the CPD Scheme only those who attend a live webinar are eligible to claim CPD hours.
  • If you registered but were unable to attend on the day, you can view and hear the archived recording of the presentation.

Cancellation and refund policy

You may cancel your registration eight working days in advance of an event, and you will receive a refund less a 25% administration fee. If you cancel less than eight working days in advance of the event, no refund is payable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. If you wish to do so you must advise CLE in writing of the change. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to close registrations, and, cancel or reschedule an event as necessary. Where an event is cancelled by CLE, a full refund is payable.
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