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Jacinda May

Jacinda May

Senior Associate

To make an appointment, please contact Tash Boon tash.boon@tompkinswake.co.nz

Qualifications LLB, University of Waikato.

Jacinda is currently on parental leave, please contact Tash for an alternative lawyer in her absence. 

Jacinda is a senior associate who joined Tompkins Wake in 2015.  Jacinda works predominantly in our Auckland office but frequently works from our Tauranga and Hamilton offices.  Jacinda specialises in commercial property transactions and works with a wide range of commercial property clients, from developers to investors, to facilitate the disposition and acquisition of property, including due diligence and finance, as well as leasing.  Jacinda has worked with a number of Māori trusts in various property transactions, including establishing the appropriate entities for the investment to protect the interest of the trusts.   

Areas of expertise

  • Commercial Property Transactions
  • Due Diligence
  • Leasing
  • Residential Property Transactions
  • Subdivisions and Property Development
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Acquisition and Sale
  • Property Finance
  • Māori Business

Other Credentials:

  • Member, Auckland District Law Society
  • Member, Property Council New Zealand
  • Member, Women in Property
  • Member, Auckland Women Lawyer's Association


  • Assisting with the disposition of a large Hamilton commercial property that remains under construction
  • Leasing of a large Hamilton commercial property to large corporations and a local authority
  • Drafting and negotiating loan agreements to build and lease for multiple clients
  • Review and advice on government leases as part of proposed acquisitions and as possible tenants for existing clients
  • Advising and negotiating loan arrangements to allow Māori trusts act as a mortgagee for a new development
  • Working with multiple Māori trusts to establish a limited partnership for the purchase and sale of land to a housing company, including due diligence and completing settlement

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