[Hot List Interview] with Andrew Butler, Russell McVeagh
The NZ Lawyer print magazine’s Hot List features some of the country’s top legal professionals – and we’ll be talking to each one of them over the coming weeks. Today, we catch up with Russell McVeagh partner and litigation and public law specialist, Andrew Butler, to find out what he’s focusing on right now
Chapman Tripp advises on US$60 million capital raising round
Chapman Tripp has announced its involvement in a recent US$60 million capital raising round, which it says attracted investors from the likes of Mitsui, Warehouse founder Stephen Tindall's K1W1 fund, Siemens and more
Global M&A activity smashes records
The total value of first quarter Global M&A transactions in 2014 has marked a significant improvement on 2013 M&A activity
Biggest reason for partner moves revealed
An international survey on partner satisfaction has revealed the main reason partners change firms and why 80% would do it all again
Five minutes with...Michael Shanahan, Anderson Creagh Lai
Michael Shanahan is a director at Auckland firm Anderson Creagh Lai, specialising in corporate/commercial law and M&A. He tells us about his impressive family history in the profession and why he’d like to have a deceased Formula One driver over for dinner
[Lighter Side] Coffee v Beer: Which one really helps you work smarter?
We're going to take a stab in the dark here and say that most lawyers probably prefer a dose of caffeine first thing in the morning over a handle of lager, but it turns out both substances can have a beneficial impact on your work. The trick? As always, all things in moderation...