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Kensington Swan

89 THE TERRACE, PO BOX 10246, WELLINGTON 6143, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 4 472 7877
Fax:
Fax +64 4 472 2291
DX:
DX 8007 WELLINGTON
Email:
Web:
www.kensingtonswan.com
Auckland, Wellington
Kensington Swan, Tom McLaughlin, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

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Tom McLaughlin

Tel:
Work +64 4 498 0886
Email:
Kensington Swan

Work Department

Investment Funds

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Tom is a senior associate in the financial markets team. He advises clients on all aspects of financial products and services, from structuring their offerings to meeting their obligations under the Financial Markets Conduct Act.

He also works with our corporate and commercial team on takeovers and mergers and acquisitions, and has significant experience with the restructure of financial markets participants and the products they offer.

Languages

English

Education

Victoria University of Wellington, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)


New Zealand

Investment funds

Within: Next generation lawyers

Tom McLaughlin - Kensington Swan

Within: Investment funds

Kensington Swan 'is always abreast of the latest legal developments and is able to keep customers in mind whilst having immense technical expertise and industry knowledge, and providing  responsive and strategic advice', according to one client. Another client remarks that it is 'one of the best providers of legal services in this area, with real depth of industry knowledge'. The practice is based in the firm's Wellington office, where David Ireland and Catriona Grover are the co-heads. Grover 'brings invaluable technical expertise to the table; she has outstanding business acumen with experience across all areas of retail and wholesale funds, including KiwiSaver and superannuation, and takes a lead in the ever-changing fintech arena'. Ireland has 'a high profile and is great on financial-adviser obligations and distribution agreements'. Star senior associate Tom McLaughlin is 'very impressive - always available and able to give quick and insightful advice'. The practice acted for Kiwi Wealth Limited and Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership in the establishment of the award-winning Future You financial advisory tool, which included extensive advice on regulatory compliance.

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