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Russell McVeagh
VERO CENTRE
48 SHORTLAND STREET
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Offering both tax advice and litigation services, Fred is a highly regarded tax specialist in Russell McVeagh’s Tax team. His practice has a particular focus on corporate finance work, mergers and acquisitions, and structured investment products. With over 20 years experience, Fred’s work has involved offering clients a broad range of taxation services, including advice on cross-border financing structures, mergers and acquisitions and dealing with the Inland Revenue at all levels of the investigation process, including negotiating settlements.

Memberships

International Fiscal Association

Education

LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Canterbury.
LLM, University of Michigan.

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Fred WardRussell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is known for its work across the full spectrum of direct and indirect taxation, encompassing matters relating to financing and capital raising, M&A deals, business reorganisation, investment products, PPPs, employee remuneration packages, customs and excise and transfer pricing, as well as tax investigations and disputes. The firm’s key lawyers have also been closely involved in the domestic tax reform process, having appeared before parliamentary committees and made representations at ministerial level. Fred Ward in Auckland leads the eleven-lawyer practice. He has extensive experience in corporate finance matters, M&A deals and structured investment products.