Martin Wiseman | NZ Lawyer Hotlist 2014

by Aidan Devine22 Apr 2014
Martin WisemanMartin Wiseman,
DLA Phillips Fox

When retail giant Foodstuffs, franchiser of PAK’nSAVE and other well-known grocery brands, went shopping for a dealmaker last year, they chose DLA Phillips Fox chairman Martin Wiseman. Wiseman, who has acted for the Foodstuffs entities for many years, was lead adviser to the merger parties on a deal that saw Foodstuffs Wellington – an industrial and provident society – and Foodstuffs Auckland, a company, create a merged cooperative with annual revenues of greater than NZ$6bn.

Partner, DLA Philipps Fox (1987)
Solicitor, DLA Philipps Fox (1983-1987)
Years of Experience:
  • Ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2014 as a leading corporate/commercial lawyer
  • Named by Chambers Global as a leader in Corporate/Commercial (2005-2014)
  • Named by Asialaw Leading Lawyers as a leader in Corporate Law (2006-2007)
  • Named by Economy and International Financial Law Review as a leading insolvency and restructuring professional in the world following a peer review selection process (2005-2006)
  • Board Member of Starship Foundation.
  • Institute of Directors – full director accreditation
  • Accredited Director, Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc) (2007-2012)
  • LLB, University of Auckland, 1983
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