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John Greenwood

John Greenwood

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John is a highly respected specialist in all aspects of property law. He is regularly called on as an expert witness in civil claims and to conduct arbitrations and mediations.
With 39 years in practice, John has acted for the Crown, State-owned enterprises, Crown research institutes, major corporates, financial institutions, commercial developers and individuals.

His knowledge of property law is extensive, including construction, development and energy infrastructure projects. He heads a dynamic and dedicated team of property law specialists.

Specialist expertise

Recent projects
Electricity upgrades

Recent Projects

Electricity upgrades

Electricity upgrades

The national electricity grid is owned by the State-owned enterprise, Transpower New Zealand, with lower voltage distribution lines owned by a range of locally and publicly owned entities.


Greenwood Roche advises Transpower on all property aspects relating to the national grid including the new 400kV-capable transmission line between Whakamaru, in south Waikato, and Auckland.


Specialist expertise

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Major new transmission line

Recent Projects


Major new transmission line

Transpower is currently constructing the new 220kV transmission line connecting Wairakei and Whakamaru, assisting with the development of renewable electricity generation around Taupo.


Greenwood Roche has acted for Transpower on the acquisition of property rights for this project. Our work has included the acquisition of easements, Maori land issues, advice on compulsory acquisition rights, emissions trading issues and compensation entitlements.


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Experience

Consultant, Greenwood Roche 2017 –
Partner, Greenwood Roche 2005 – 2017
Partner, Chapman Tripp 1981 – 2005 (2 years in Melbourne)
Associate, Deacons 1984 – 1985
Solicitor, Hamlins, London 1979 – 1980
Solicitor, Chapman Tripp 1976 – 1979
Moderator, Property Law and Equity & Succession university exam papers
Editor, New Zealand Property Lawyer
Regional Commissioner, New Zealand Cricket
Honorary Fellow, New Zealand Planning Institute
Hunter Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington


Qualifications

LLB (Victoria University of Wellington)


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John Greenwood

DDI: +64 4 494 8503

Mobile: +64 27 594 8503

Phone: +64 4 494 8500

Fax: +64 4 494 8501

Email: john@greenwoodroche.com

Email: john@greenwoodroch...


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John is primarily based in Wellington.

Physical: Level 9
36 Customhouse Quay
Wellington 6011

Mail: PO Box 25501
Wellington 6146

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