Cathryn Barber > Chapman Tripp > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Chapman Tripp
PO BOX 2206
New Zealand

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Cathryn BarberChapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp acts for  local and international banks, as well as market-leading issuers, investors, arrangers, trustees and custodians, in some of the most significant financings in the New Zealand market. Last year, it acted for a syndicate of nine banks in the restructuring of Fletcher Building’s syndicated lending arrangements. In corporate finance, debt capital markets and infrastructure financing it is firmly among the market leaders. Cathryn Barber leads the practice from Auckland, where Ross Pennington is a leading light in capital markets and structured finance. Newly promoted partner Gerard Souness and rising star associate Luke Ford are also recommended. In Wellington, 30-year corporate finance veteran Mark Reese and Emma Sutcliffe, whose practice encompasses debt issuance and bilateral bank financing, are the standout partners.