Jason Kelly

Senior Associate

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P +64 4 910 3200
M +64 21 271 4568
F +64 4 910 3199

Jason joined Ford Sumner in 2023 and specialises in commercial, corporate and property law. He has practiced in these areas advising local and national clients at firms in both Wellington and Auckland for the past nine years.

Jason is particularly experienced in business acquisitions, shareholder and company structure matters, employee share schemes, commercial conveyancing and subdivisions, and lease matters.


In addition to the above, Jason’s commercial experience includes expertise in the following:

·  Mergers and acquisitions

·  Domestic transactions

·  Business and corporate advisory

·  Joint ventures and a range of corporate structures

·  Corporate governance

·  Franchising

·  Commercial contracts

·  Commercial development

·  Commercial conveyancing


Jason is known for his collaborative and approachable nature. His experience allows him to provide his clients with solid and pragmatic advice to guide them through their legal issues.

Outside the office, He enjoys going to the gym and spending time with friends and family


Personal Qualifications

LLB (University of Otago)

BA (University of Otago)

Holder of a current practising certificate as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand



Member New Zealand Law Society

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