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Corporate / Commercial

  • Conduct of legal due diligence - preparation of agreements and transaction documents„
  • Advising on general commercial matters, commercial contracts, corporate secretarial requirements and corporate governance
  • Implementing intra-group restructuring on both a domestic and a large scale international level
  • Regulatory compliance advice

If you would like to find out more about our services please contact Greg France

Employment

  • Preparation of employment documentation
  • Employment aspects of corporate transactions and restructurings
  • Advice on legal compliance with employment obligations and manager training
  • Remuneration and incentive advice
  • Dispute management, mediation and litigation

If you would like to find out more about our services please contact Christie Hall

Health and safety

  • Compliance advice, documentation review
  • Manager and director training
  • Assistance with investigations and prosecutions
  • Commercial litigation and arbitration
  • General litigation (e.g. insolvency, construction and contract disputes)
  • Domestic and international arbitrations, including investment treaty arbitration

If you would like to find out more about our services please contact Christie Hall

Tax controversy and litigation

Assisting high wealth professionals, multi-nationals and middle market clients on a variety of matters including:

  • Representation in formal disputes and litigation involving direct and indirect tax issues, complex cross border finance and structuring, international tax and transfer pricing
  • Providing strategic, technical and procedural advice on technical and tax administration issues including the potential application of the anti-avoidance rules
  • Assisting with the strategic management of risk reviews and audits
  • Drafting and advising on tax risk management in the context of corporate governance in New Zealand
  • Risk mitigation including voluntary disclosures, conservative filing, binding rulings and other penalty minimisation strategies
  • Provision of document management advice including the statutory non-disclosure right and legal professional privilege

If you would like to find out more about our services please contact Kirsty Keating or Tori Sullivan

Trusts, succession planning and charities

  • Design and implementation of asset protection structures and succession planning
  • Variations of existing trusts and trust structures, trustee training
  • Advice on trust issues arising in any context and contentious trust matters
  • Establishment of charities and general charity law advice

If you would like to find out more about our services please contact Silvia McPherson