Sue Brown

Sue Brown

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2969

LLB, BA, University of Canterbury 1993
Barrister and Solicitor of New Zealand 1993
Solicitor, England and Wales, 2002

New Zealand Law Society
Auckland District Law Society
Property Law Section (NZLS)

Executive Assistant
Jo McLean
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2976

“Sue joined the commercial team at Fortune Manning in March 2004, after starting her legal career working for a sole practitioner in Wellington and spending 5½ years as a commercial property solicitor for a London local authority, in London firm, Nabarro Nathanson and regional UK firm, Taylor Walton.”



  • Commercial and retail and residential property development; including freehold, leasehold and unit title subdivisions
  • All aspects of registered and unregistered legal interests in land
  • Commercial and retail leases
  • Residential and commercial property transactions, including drafting agreements for sale and purchase
  • Licences
  • Financing and land securities
  • Financing and securities, including securities under the Personal Property Securities Act 1999
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Drafting and advice on commercial contracts
  • Company and corporate law, including drafting shareholders’ agreements
  • Drafting terms and conditions of trade
  • Trademarks, brand protection and intellectual property advice