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Russell McVeagh
New Zealand

Work Department

Corporate Advisory




Dan has extensive experience advising clients on complex corporate and commercial legal issues, specialising in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, listing rules and funds management (including KiwiSaver and superannuation). He also advises on exemptions from New Zealand securities law requirements, trustee licensing and employee share schemes.

Dan became partner at Russell McVeagh in 2012 and is the National Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.


LLB (Hons), BCom, BA, University of Auckland.

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Dan JonesRussell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh frequently handles some of the most significant and high-value M&A deals in the New Zealand market, as well as playing a lead role in a large proportion of the major equity capital raisings. The firm’s corporate and capital markets group is strong on the issuer side and underwriter side, as well as assisting a large roster of blue-chip clients with M&A transactions and day-to-day corporate matters. It is also regarded as a key practice in private equity deals, representing large domestic and offshore funds. David Hoare in Auckland leads the practice. In the same office, Joe Windmeyer, Ben Paterson, Dan Jones and David Raudkivi are among the prominent practitioners for M&A and securities matters. Partner Cath Shirley-Brown joined from Simpson GriersonMei Fern Johnson in Wellington is recommended for commercial contracting and M&A deals.