Mr Pip England > Chapman Tripp > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Chapman Tripp
PO BOX 2206
New Zealand

Work Department

Corporate / commercial




Pip is a partner in our Auckland Corporate team.  He is the former Head of our Corporate Team and is currently a member of our Firm Board.   Pip specialises in M&A and securities offers, with a particular focus in the property sector. His experience includes public and private mergers and acquisitions; property syndications; acting for NZ and offshore parties in commercial transactions including partnership arrangements, supply and outsourcing contracts, and international distribution arrangements; employee share plans, for NZ listed companies and global corporates; and general corporate advisory work.


Pip is a member of the New Zealand Law Society


Bcom and LLB (Hons), University of Canterbury; Admitted 1993

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Corporate and M&A

Chapman Tripp has one of the largest corporate and commercial practices in New Zealand, and it has long-standing relationships with some of the country’s largest corporate entities including private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, and a large proportion of companies in the NZX 50. It is recognised as a market leader in both M&A and equity capital markets. Tim Tubman in Auckland leads the corporate practice and co-leads the firm’s China desk. John Strowger is recommended for corporatisation and privatisation exercises, including M&A deals and IPOs. Corporate and securities law expert Roger Wallis, property market ECM and M&A specialist Pip EnglandRachel Dunne who is a leading light in equity capital markets work, up-and-coming partners Joshua Pringle and Lauren Curtayne are also central to the Auckland group, as is Nick Letham in Christchurch. Geof Shirtcliffe is the key partner in Wellington.