Jacintha Tan

LLB (Hons) (Auckland) BA (Auckland)
Jacintha Tan is a Partner in Hesketh Henry’s Property Team.

Jacintha has had an extensive range of experience and has in-depth knowledge in all areas of commercial and residential property law, acquired from more than twenty eight years in private practice.

Jacintha prides herself on client service – delivering prompt and practical advice.

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Examples of work completed by Jacintha include:

  • Leasing / negotiation of lease and related documents from landlord and tenant perspectives.
  • Design and build, multi-tenancies and shared office licences.
  • Acting on lending for a number of financing companies.
  • The roll-out of a telecommunications network in New Zealand, procuring leases, licences (including over airspace and council street furniture) and easements for the installation of telecommunications antennas and other equipment.
  • Managing acquisitions of easements for wind, hydro and geothermal power.
  • Due diligence investigations for local and international investors.
  • She now focuses on all areas of development and her particular expertise in subdivisions (freehold, cross-lease, unit and strata title) involving heritage floorspace bonus, easements, covenant instruments and encumbrances, working with planners, surveyors and other consultants in coordinating client projects to clients’ best advantage.


Insights & Opinion / Jacintha Tan

Key change to rules on distribution of surplus assets under the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022
On 5 October 2023, the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (2022 Act) came fully into force, replacing the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 (1908 Act). One of the key requirements under the 2022 Act is...
18.10.2023 Posted in Business Advice
Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail: Leasing and Health and Safety
When the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into force in April 2016 as part of the Government’s strategy to reduce serious work-related injuries, it marked an important shift in health ...
22.02.2023 Posted in Health & Safety & Property
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As Our Dunes Retreat, Will Insurance?
It’s the quintessential Kiwi dream – owning a property only a stone’s throw from the sea.
03.02.2023 Posted in Climate Change & Construction & Disputes & Insurance & Property
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Buying Property “Off The Plans” and Sunset Clauses
While buying a new build property “off the plans” might not suit every purchaser, in a rising property market these types of agreements give purchasers the ability to lock in the key commercial te...
30.11.2022 Posted in Construction & Property