Breaking the glass ceiling in NZ’s legal field
In preparation for International Women’s Day, NZ Lawyer looks at the current state of gender equality in New Zealand’s legal space.
Firms advise on $941 million acquisition
The top tier Australasian law firm had to ensure compliance with both US and New Zealand law in one of the year’s most novel transactions.
First IPO under the new FMCA regime
A top-tier firm has advised on the first initial public offering under the new Financial Markets Conduct Act regime.
Top tier advises on IPO
A top tier New Zealand firm has partnered with its Australian practice, advising on the IPO of a trans-Tasman company with an enterprise value of over A$330 million.
Managing partner resigns for banking role
The managing partner of a top tier firm has resigned to take up a senior leadership role at one of the country’s biggest banks.
Billion-dollar M&A deals
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has been “healthy” so far this year, with a number of multi-jurisdictional billion-dollar deals, NZ firms say.