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Tompkins Wake

1105 ARAWA STREET, 3010, NEW ZEALAND
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New Zealand

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Tompkins Wake

Headquartered in Hamilton, Tompkins Wake acts for clients in regulated sectors such as dairy, electricity, telecoms and local government, and among its clients are four of the country's ten largest exporters. Mark Renner leads the practice, in which Phil Taylor is a standout partner. Taylor has more than 20 years' experience in M&A transactions and has particular expertise in the agribusiness and food sectors. He and Renner acted for Waikato Innovation Park in the NZ$25m sale of shares to a private investor, which included identifying all pre-sale restructuring and approvals required in light of the local and central government ownership of the client and its subsidiaries. Senior associate Philip Monahan also played a central role in that deal. In Auckland, Bryce Davey, Tom Arieli and special counsel Robert Bycroft are building the firm's profile. They acted for micro-algae developer Algatechnologies in its acquisition of a majority interest in Supreme Health New Zealand.

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Projects and resource management (including environment)
Projects and resource management (including environment) - ranked: tier 3

Tompkins Wake

Tompkins Wake handles environmental and resource management matters for local government authorities, large corporate farming entities and private clients. The firm's practitioners are based at the firm's Hamilton office, where environment, resource management and local government specialists Bridget Parham, the 'technically brilliant' Theresa Le Bas and newly promoted partner Marianne Mackintosh are recommended for resource consents, plan changes and due diligence. Clients remark that 'response times are excellent and the firm is both great value for money and has very good knowledge of the topics'. It is praised for its 'excellent knowledge of RMA and local government matters, on which it provides sage advice that is pragmatic and practical'. Mackintosh recently represented Otorohanga District Council in an Environment Court hearing regarding alterations to the designation for the Waikeria Prison facility.

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