We provide corporate transactional and commercial advice as well as commercial dispute resolution advice, representation, and litigation support. We serve a diverse range of clients including well known New Zealand brands, public and private international organisations, privately owned businesses, family offices, funds and more.

We pride ourselves on assisting our clients to execute their commercial strategies and to resolve complex disputes. We work in a collaborative way with other key advisers, barristers and King’s Counsel to deliver results.

Corporate and Commercial

We work with private businesses, family offices, funds and entrepreneurs to buy and sell businesses, implement suitable ownership structures, and to raise capital.

We provide transactional support and strategic advice on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including:

Buying and selling businesses

Legal due diligence

Capital raising

Overseas investment and financial market regulatory requirements

Business ownership and succession issues

Shareholder agreements and joint ventures

Insolvency and restructuring advice

Distressed asset sales and purchases

Corporate governance

Our clients also ask us to advise them on other key commercial projects including commercial contracts, real estate transactions and related arrangements.

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We provide commercial dispute resolution advice, representation and litigation support for our clients as well as support to key barristers and King’s Counsel. We act on a wide range of commercial disputes, including:

Contractual claims

Business ownership issues

Directors’ duties claims

Commercial property and development issues

Insolvency, liquidation, and personal property securities issues

Foreign judgment enforcement

Trusts and fiduciary claims

Civil fraud claims

Our clients also ask us to advise and assist them on other issues or claims, including business or property disputes, arbitrations or mediations, or other types of proceedings.