We're problem-solving lawyers with a strong strategic focus and a sound knowledge of commercial, accounting and taxation issues. This enables us to provide you with practical, cost-effective, timely and commercially acceptable solutions.

Our practice covers the whole range of commercial legal work, including:

  • Dealing with acquisitions and business disposals and advising on related compliance, competition law and regulatory advice

  • Advising companies on corporate governance issues, and statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Advising Maori organizations on post-settlement governance, structural and commercial issues

  • Advising advertising agencies on intellectual property issues (including copyright infringements), dealings with the Advertising Standards Authority, and other compliance issues

  • Advising liquidators and receivers on all the numerous legal issues they face in the course of their work

  • Advising high net worth individuals on their commercial and family requirements

  • Acting for asset financiers in relation to obtaining and perfecting security over high value assets such as private business jets

  • Advising on and preparing tailor-made commercial contracts, including joint venture agreements, supply and distribution agreements, franchise agreements, shareholders agreements, agreements for services, terms of supply

  • Advising substantial franchisors on all aspects of their franchise system

  • Advising on exit strategies from existing commercial relationships