We are regularly instructed by major corporates across New Zealand and Australia. Our typical commercial client is an unlisted company with annual turnover in the range $5 million - $250 million.

Our key areas of expertise are:

  • Business acquisitions and disposals (shares/business and assets)
  • Corporate structuring (from start-ups to mature companies)
  • Joint ventures, private equity and start-up investments
  • Companies Act and other legislative compliance advice for companies, directors and shareholders
  • Amalgamations, recapitalisations, re-organisations, unwinds
  • Commercial contract negotiation, drafting and advice
  • Trade practices advice to corporates
  • Securities Act advice
  • Insolvency (including advice to corporates, liquidators and receivers on PPSA compliance,
    priority and enforcement issues)
  • Intellectual property advice
  • Commercial property - leasing and construction
  • Employment

Nick Kearney Christopher Hallowes