Tom Huang’s areas of legal expertise include Property, Commercial, Immigration and Education.
Tom specialises in all areas of property development work, from two-lot residential subdivisions to large complex developments, property syndication, and property finance. Tom and Queen City Law Principal Marcus Beveridge have been involved in many significant property transactions including the provision of real estate services, property and due diligence advice. Marcus and Tom have collectively acted on well in excess of NZ$1 billion of property acquisitions and disposals, mainly for the Auckland market in recent times. For instance, Marcus and Tom acted for a New Zealand publicly listed company to sell its Finance Centre at $96m.
Tom also works for Reesby & Company, the largest private property finance brokering and lending company in New Zealand. The company has raised over $12 billion of debt for property projects and companies throughout New Zealand. Most of these loans are in the $5 million to $30 million range. The company has also financed several of New Zealand’s largest commercial and residential property projects. The company sources close to one billion dollars per annum on property investments and developments.
Tom’s Chinese background helps both firms successfully penetrate the Chinese market. Tom has provided assistance to many large Chinese Corporates setting up their New Zealand Subsidiaries. Such corporations include China banks, Inner Mongolia Rider Horse, some top 10 Chinese construction companies and other major public companies including Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited and Country Garden.
Tom’s commercial and accounting background enables him to provide practical advice to his clients on business acquisitions and business structuring through joint ventures, limited partnerships, syndications or other such vehicles as well as advice on arrangements between shareholders.
Tom is also an expert in Business Migration Law specifically for investor migrant clients from China. Tom’s full understanding of business practice in China significantly aids investor immigrants with documentation preparation and communication with Immigration New Zealand. Tom and the Immigration Team at Queen City Law have successfully obtained residence, work and other visas for some of the wealthiest and most active businesspeople from China currently doing business in New Zealand. Tom represents Queen City Law at New Zealand Immigration and Investment seminars in China.
Tom has a commitment to providing an exceptional professional and client-orientated service as well as creating a warm and friendly atmosphere for QCL’s valuable clients. Tom is confident that his business background better enables him to provide a practical approach to solving clients’ problems.
Tom’s commercial insight and experience uniquely facilitate him becoming the “go-to-guy” in any major Sino-New Zealand commercial and legal activity.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys socialising with a wide group of friends and spending time with his family. Tom is also a sports lover.