Firm Profile > MinterEllisonRuddWatts > Auckland, New Zealand

MinterEllisonRuddWatts
LUMLEY CENTRE, 88 SHORTLAND STREET
PO BOX 3798
AUCKLAND 1140
New Zealand

Banking and finance Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts sits on the panels of all of New Zealand’s major trading banks, which account for approximately 90% of the country’s retail and commercial banking. It also acts for other large financial institutions including Kiwibank and HSBC. The firm has particular expertise in infrastructure finance, having acted in all of the country's major PPPs; asset finance; leveraged finance; and financial restructuring. Led by restructuring and insolvency specialist Michael Langdon, the Auckland practice has outstanding partners in Kate Lane, whose areas of expertise include institutional finance and consumer finance; and project finance expert Tom Fail. Rising star senior associates Marie Kissick and Vanessa Hunter are also recommended. Chris O’Brien in Wellington advises banks, major corporates, and trustee companies on corporate finance, cross-border leveraged lease transactions and retail debt offers.

Testimonials

“MinterEllisonRuddWatts has excellent project finance capabilities with excellent knowledge and capabilities across construction, project documents, and financing. They are very easy to work with, highly commercial and effective at getting deals done.”

“Tom Fail is an excellent partner. He is very responsive and very commercial. He also understands what is important to banks in a deal, particularly for complex project financings.”

“This team seeks to really understand its clients’ business needs and priorities, and prepare their advice accordingly. They are true partners to their clients. They have a depth of expertise across their banking and finance practice, and they allocate resource effectively with good senior/partner presence whenever it is needed.”

“Kate Lane is technically excellent, very engaged and proactive, and gives pragmatic, commercially relevant and timely advice. She is helpful with updates on relevant legal developments with a clear appreciation of their impact.”

Key clients

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (Big Four) / UDC Finance Limited

ASB Bank Limited (Big Four)

Bank of New Zealand (Big Four)

HSBC Bank New Zealand Limited

Kiwibank Limited

Brookfield Infrastructure Group (Australia) Pty Limited and Infratil Limited

The New Zealand Treasury

Westpac New Zealand Limited / Westpac Banking Corporation (Big Four)

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)

Deutsche Bank AG

Competition law Tier 1

The competition and economic regulation group at MinterEllisonRuddWatts handles some of the largest and most high-profile competition law matters in New Zealand, which in 2018 included assisting Refining NZ with the New Zealand Commerce Commission’s first-ever market study into retail fuel. Siemens AG and GasNet are also among the firm's key clients. The practice frequently works with MinterEllison in Sydney on trans-Tasman mergers. In Auckland, former regulator Ross Patterson is a senior statesman of competition law and has 25 years' experience. Special counsel Melanie Tollemache and rising star senior associate Kristel McMeekin play central roles in the practice. In Wellington, key partner Oliver Meech is one of the market leaders in competition and consumer law.

Testimonials

“The practice is very knowledgeable and experienced. It provides practical advice on how to overcome obstacles and an assessment of the risks of different approaches.”

“We value the strength and depth of knowledge of the team and its commercial approach to practical changes.”

Key clients

Refining New Zealand

Television New Zealand Limited

GasNet Limited

H.J. Heinz Company (New Zealand) Limited

Mercury New Zealand Limited

MediaWorks

2Degrees Mobile

Spark New Zealand Trading Limited

Tegel Foods Limited

Viagogo

GO Healthy New Zealand Limited

Corporate and M&A Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is 'highly responsive and brings a strong commercial overlay to legal advice'. The firm advises major international corporations, local trade buyers, listed companies, financiers and private equity funds on large and complex corporate transactions. It is also highly regarded for its advice on capital markets and corporate governance matters. Silvana Schenone in Auckland (who is 'excellent, personable and gets it done') and Rodney Craig in Wellington are the lead partners. Schenone is a leading player in large M&A and ECM transactions, while Craig is heavily involved in the SME market, particularly for high-growth technology businesses. In Auckland, Cathy QuinnMark Stuart and Cameron Taylor are among the standout partners handling high-profile domestic and cross-border transactions. Senior associate Igor Drinkovic and, in Wellington, up-and-coming partner John Conlan in Wellington is also recommended.

Testimonials

“Mark Stuart is one of the best lawyers we have dealt with in Australia and NZ. He is highly responsive, brings extensive knowledge of NZ law, is able to deal with with multiple stakeholders, and is very commercial in the way he provides advice.”

“It has a very focused and knowledgeable team. It is focused on deliverables and being right, while also being commercial. It compares very favourably to other firms.”

“In our experience, the firm is a top-tier law firm across all of its divisions. We have engaged their services for a number of years as they know our industry and their advice is prompt, commercial and reliable: they solve problems and get things done.”

“Compared to other law firms that we have instructed, the firm is responsive, delivering on its undertaking to provide the advice required within the specified timeframe.”

“The team, led by Neil Millar, provided a high calibre of advice that was key to the deal’s success.”

The firm has a top-tier team. The lawyers are always available, cover all areas of corporate, M&A and general commercial advice, and are extremely well connected. They are able to get deals done when others might not.”

“Neil Millar and Marilyn Mrkusich are top-tier lawyers, who provide exceptional advice and are always available. They provide practical solutions and are commercially astute, with an ability to get deals done in pragmatic way. They are well connected and respected.”

Key clients

Zespri Group Limited

Peters Ice cream

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited

Z Energy Limited

OneFortyOne Plantations Holdings Pty Limited

Engender Technologies Limited

TOMRA Systems ASA

MediaWorks Investments Limited

CSR Limited

Brookfield Asset Management

Dispute resolution Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is 'very responsive and efficient, and the advice is clear, measured and delivered in a timely manner', according to one client. The firm has a large, full-service litigation practice that is frequently involved in the most complex, large-scale commercial and regulatory disputes. Among its clients are publicly listed and multinational corporations, public sector entities and regulators. Insolvency specialist Sean Gollin in Auckland leads the dispute resolution practice, which is home to several top-flight litigators. Zane Kennedy is leaving to start a new barristers' chambers, but the Auckland team still includes 30-year veteran litigator Mark Sandelin and Andrew Horne, who handles corporate and regulatory, financial services, technology and telecoms disputes. Wellington-based Stacey Shortall is a leading light in commercial litigation, health and safety matters, crisis management, white-collar criminal and regulatory proceedings.

Testimonials

‘The team is clearly very experienced and consistently added value in relation to a complex and fast-paced piece of litigation. Senior members of the team regularly made themselves available out of hours for calls or emails.’

‘Special counsel Ana Simkiss is very experienced, provides clear measured advice, and shows excellent attention to detail.’

‘Sean Gollin has a wealth of experience in commercial litigation, and is hands-on and responsive.’

Key clients

Taharoa Ironsands Limited (formally known as New Zealand Steel Mining Limited)

BDO New Zealand Limited

Aon New Zealand

Spark New Zealand Trading Limited

Bathurst Resources Ltd

The New Zealand Refining Company Limited (Refining NZ)

AIG/Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd

GO Healthy New Zealand Limited

Rangatira Limited

Investment funds Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a leading adviser to investment funds work and also has a prominent role in the emerging fintech and cryptocurrency spaces. It has in-depth expertise in the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in New Zealand. The firm is a trusted adviser to the country's four major trading banks – ANZ, Westpac, ASB and BNZ – as well as international banks and asset managers. In Auckland, Lloyd Kavanagh, who has a particular focus on governance, investment and managed funds, fintech incubation, and financial services regulation, and Jeremy Muir, who has in-depth knowledge of managed funds, financial markets conduct law, and alternative assets, are co-heads of the practice. Auckland-based senior associate Maria Collett-Bevan is a rising star. Kara Daly in Wellington joined Chapman Tripp.

Testimonials

‘The firm has an excellent reputation in the financial services market and with regulators.’

‘The industry experience of the partners is very valuable. The partners we work with are extremely responsive to requests. They apply a wide ranging thought process to the pros and cons of any particular course of action.’

‘MinterEllisonRuddWatts has a dedicated practice to financial services including managed funds. That is relatively rare in the New Zealand legal market, and is what sets them apart from many of their peers.’

‘The fact that it is a full-service firm also is of significant benefit, so that other issues that regularly arise in the financial services area, such as taxation, anti-money laundering, fair trading, competition and insider trading etc, can all be addressed by other parts of that firm.’

‘We consider the firm and its staff to be very approachable and have the necessary expertise and market knowledge to make dealings with them worthwhile and value for money. They are very commercial in their interactions with us, not just quoting laws and regulations to us.’

‘Lloyd Kavanagh and Maria Collett-Bevan are dedicated to the financial services industry, which makes a big difference to us. We value their expertise, knowledge and connections within that industry. The individuals are all easy to approach and provide timely advice and recommendations.’

‘We appreciate being able to have a chat and bounce ideas with the relevant individuals, without necessarily being on the clock and charged for that discussion. This builds a degree of confidence and trust, and makes the firm more a valued partner than an external service provider.’

‘One of the leading firm in terms of both expertise and bench strength. They are relatively progressive in terms of thinking more widely about the implications of upcoming legislative change and disruption in the market, and have a well developed first to market communication strategy and CLS strategy.’

‘Jeremy Muir is technically excellent, great to deal with and pragmatic. Lloyd Kavanagh is a senior statesman of the market.’

Key clients

BNZ

Westpac

ASB/Sovereign

AMP

ANZ

Kiwi Wealth

Trustees Executors

Milford Asset Management

Munich Reinsurance

Payments NZ Limited

Labour and employment Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is one of the leading firms for employee relations, industrial laws, health and safety and privacy matters. The firm has 'a great team that is very accommodating and easy to engage with'. It has extensive experience in dealing with industrial relations issues for clients such as Qantas Airways. Last year, it handled bargaining processes and industrial action matters, as well as court actions relating to breach of good faith claims. Megan Richards leads the practice in Wellington, where she advises public and private sector clients advising on the full range of employment law issues. The 'warm, knowledgeable, and pragmaticGillian Service , who specialises both Employment law and health and safety matters, is head of the Auckland team. Special counsel Emma Warden and senior associate Chris Baldock are also recommended.

Testimonials

“The approachability of the senior partners and associated staff, the pragmatic current advice based on what is going on locally, the ability to strategise with other consultants as well as us as the client are all key features of the practice.”

“Gillian Service is fast to play out scenarios and responsive to local needs as well as global directon.”

“Gillian Service is an outstanding lawyer who I rely on for advice, not just on legal matters but on the holistic approach to a situation. She is very pragmatic, and understands the specific needs of our organisation and industry.”

“The team has a range for skills and experience and able to cover all areas of practice that are required. The key strength is that they ensure their advice is tailored to our needs and the level of experience we have our in organisation.”

“Chris Baldock makes himself available to answer all our questions when quick responses are required and he also gives timeframes to reply when more in-depth research is required.”

Key clients

Perpetual Guardian Trust

Zespri International Limited

SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd

Parliamentary Service

Honda New Zealand Limited

Qantas Airways Limited and Jetconnect Limited

Deloitte Limited

ASSA ABLOY New Zealand Ltd

Rabobank New Zealand Limited

AWF Limited

Projects and resources management (including environment) Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is praised for its 'responsiveness and its ability to analyse complex issues and communicate them in a clear manner'. Its environment and planning team advises private and public sector clients land acquisition and development, and obtaining all types of licences to operate. The energy and resources team handles upstream oil and gas exploration, extraction of sub-sea iron sands, LPG developments, coal-fired and geothermal power station projects, hydro generating assets, wind farms and a marine farming project. Head of energy and resources Paul Foley in Wellington and, in Auckland, head of environment and planning Rachel Devine and head of real estate David Gilbert are the key department leaders. Leading light Sarah Sinclair in Auckland is a board member of Infrastructure NZ. Her transactional and projects work focuses predominantly on the infrastructure and energy sectors. Senior associate Travis Tomlinson is a rising star in infrastructure and construction projects.

Testimonials

The firm provides excellent, regular communication so it is clear at all times as a client how the work being done on one’s behalf is progressing. There is confidence-giving, but not intrusive, senior oversight of the team’s work.

Rachel Devine and Stephanie de Groot were both great to work with, displaying a genuine interest in and attempt to engage using tikanga Maori.

‘Very highly competent and make it their business to understand the client’s culture and way of working. They are very responsive and flexible in how they met client’s requirements.

Key clients

New Zealand Government and Crown

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited and Commonwealth Bank of Australia, New Zealand branch

Ōtākaro Limited, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and Ministry of Justice (MoJ)

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC)

Synlait Limited

Ports of Auckland Limited

Fulton Hogan Limited

Real estate and construction Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is 'a wonderful firm to work with - the teamwork is seamless and respectful'. The firm has a deep bench of talent in both construction and real estate, handling large transactions and development projects, as well as contentious matters. In Auckland, Janine Stewart leads the construction practice and David Gilbert is head of real estate. Stephen Price is among the country's most esteemed construction disputes lawyers and Sarah Sinclair frequently leads on some the most significant infrastructure and energy projects in New Zealand. On the real estate side, Andrew Monteith advises both public and private sector clients on commercial property transactions. Ross Pickmere and, in Wellington, Patricia Green are respected commercial property and forestry lawyers. Senior associate Miles Dean is a rising star.

Testimonials

“Sarah Sinclair is an excellent construction partner and has first-class knowledge in the energy industry.”

“The team is excellent at keeping in-house legal update to date with all matters, issues and processes. The team has a great approach to our legal issues and really understand the business.”

“Patricia Green is an excellent lawyer. She provides standout, practical advice, and takes the time to understand the business and the in-house team. We really value her access and her knowledge of property law within a Government context.”

“I deal with a number of legal firms in New Zealand and what differentiates this firm is it has a wonderful work ethic, while maintaining a very warm and engaging client-centric focus. I have especially enjoyed working with partner Janine Stewart. The teamwork is exemplary.”

“Mark Crosbie and Andrew Monteith are both at the top of their game, and lead strong expert teams. The advice is legally strong, but commercial and practically focussed.”

Key clients

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Metlifecare

Queenstown Lakes District Council

Ports of Auckland Limited

ANZ

Wellington Gateway Partnership

Booster Financial Services Limited

Stride Property Group

OneFortyOne Plantations

Generus

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts handles some of the largest and most complex restructurings and insolvencies in New Zealand, including contentious matters, and in 2018 this included acting for the liquidators in their successful reckless trading claim against the directors of Mainzeal. The firm is on the panel of the four main New Zealand banks for restructuring and insolvency, as well many other financial institutions, and receives instructions from insolvency practitioners including KordaMentha, PwC and McGrathNicol. Litigator Sean Gollin and insolvency specialist Michael Langdon in Auckland are the lead partners, though Mark Sandelin and Wellington-based RITANZ board member Richard Gordon also play key roles in the practice. Partner Mihai Pascariu in Auckland is also closely involved in Mainzeal matter.

Testimonials

“The firm has good all-round strength, but is particularly strong in insolvency, finance and workouts.”

“Sean Gollin and Mark Sandelin are very experienced and well versed in their areas of expertise.”

Tax Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has a group of tax lawyers in Auckland that is 'solution-focused, commercial and pragmatic'. One client praises the firm's 'capability, depth and breadth of knowledge, coupled with an eye for detail'. The practice led by Andrew Ryan, who is a member of the New Zealand Law Society Tax Reform Committee, frequently handles tax disputes with the New Zealand Inland Revenue and with NZ Customs; the team recently represented a high-net-worth family in a complex excise and customs duty dispute regarding the acquisition of tax residency. The firm also handles the tax aspects of large and complex corporate transactions. Special counsel Sacha Oudyn is recommended for tax advice on warranty and indemnity insurance products.

Testimonials

“The firm is responsive to questions and provide responses I can rely on.”

“They can provide us with answers on questions ranging from insurance and tax, through to copyright and employment, which means we can be confident in getting the right answer with a thorough backing in a timely fashion.”

“Andrew Ryan is responsive, accurate and able to provide the right direction and answer, and in many cases points out alternatives and risks that weren’t visible initially.”

“Andrew Ryan provided reliable, accurate advice on a complex project.”

Key clients

Z Energy Limited (listed on the NZX and ASX)

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited

Zespri Group Limited

MediaWorks Investments Limited

Hengyi Pacific Pty Ltd

Deutsche Bank AG

TOMRA Systems ASA

The Co-operative Bank Limited

Bank of New Zealand Limited

Pie Funds Management Limited

TMT Tier 1

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has a team of dedicated TMT specialists who frequently work with leading technology providers such as Datacom and Research and Education New Zealand Limited. The firm also has a strong presence in the banking and finance sector, advising banks and insurance companies on fintech projects, core banking systems, projects and innovative technology such as blockchain. It also has a large roster of central and local government clients to which it provides assistance with procurement and complex technology projects. Jane Parker leads the practice from Wellington, where John McCay  acts for technology and media clients on large-scale IT and telecoms matters. In Auckland, Tom Maasland handles major technology transformation and procurement programmes, and Ross Patterson is a leading light in the telecoms market. Richard Wells is recommended for IT commercialisation projects and senior associate Kate Cruickshank is a rising star.

Testimonials

“The firm shows willingness to find solutions to challenging issues and provides strategic advice.”

“The team is passionate about technology and has deep expertise in technology contracting, addressing issues that arise in practice with pragmatic solutions.”

“You know that Tom Maasland has done his homework and is a ‘go-to’ lawyer for new and complex issues as they arise.”

“Minter Ellison has experienced solicitors of all levels who are available to assist our business with TMT-related matters in a prompt and practical manner. They know all areas of our business after being trusted advisers for many years. We therefore know that advice is well rounded and has the benefit of being considered in a context of our business as a whole.”

“It provides practical and commercially-focused advice. Individuals seek feedback from us as to what style or advice we need and tailor their advice to our needs.”

“The advice is prompt and we are kept informed of progress.”

“We only use Dr Ross Patterson for his expertise on regulation and competition law in the telecommunications industry. He is a dedicated, professional and a knowledgeable partner who always has time for our questions and makes us feel as we are a priority.”

Key clients

Spark New Zealand

Z Energy

Westpac New Zealand Limited

The Warehouse

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Greater Wellington Regional Council

New Zealand Lotteries Commission

New Zealand Film Commission

Ultrafast Fibre Limited and Enable Fibre

Rural Connectivity Group (owned by Spark New Zealand Limited, Two Degrees Mobile Limited and Vodafone New Zealand Limited)

Insurance Tier 2

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has a strong team of four litigation partners and three regulatory partners, who advise multi-national insurance brokers including Aon and Marsh on their most significant contentious insurance matters, as well as handling policy design and drafting and interpretation. The firm is frequently being appointed by insurers to act for insureds or as monitoring counsel in a broad range of litigation and investigations, and is involved in high-value matters such as the NZ$200m claim against client Aon by Lyttelton Port Company Limited. Andrew Horne leads a practice that is 'very approachable, always available and very knowledgeable across a broad spectrum of subjects'. Senior associate Nick Frith is a rising star.

Testimonials

“Andrew Horne and Nick Frith have worked on a very high-profile professional Indemnity claim in which has attracted media and political attention. This claim could have easily got out of control, however the work Andrew and Nick performed and the recommendations they made have allowed insurers to smooth the settlement process and kept the insured on side as we worked through the large number of claims made.”

“A dedicated, proactive team of professionals who get the job done in a timely manner.”

“They provide good rapport and quick response times.”

Key clients

Aon New Zealand

Medical Assurance Society New Zealand Limited and Medical Insurance Society Limited (MAS)

Aon (Vanuatu) Limited

Youi NZ Pty Limited

AMP Life Limited

Marsh Limited

AIG

Vibe Syndicate Management Limited

PPS Samoa

Intellectual property Tier 2

MinterEllisonRuddWatts has a dedicated IP practice in Auckland that handles IP commercialisation, branding strategy, trade mark registration and portfolio management, as well as IP aspects of major corporate transactions. Through litigator Zane Kennedy, it has a strong flow of trade mark, copyright, Fair Trading Act, passing-off and confidential information disputes. Christopher Young leads the practice and has  20 years’ experience in trade marks, licensing, commercialisation, transactional IP and IP strategy. He has also has niched expertise in the film and television industry. Corporate partner Richard Wells acts for numerous clients with IP interests in the sports and IT industries, notably working with event hosts, sponsors and key stakeholders in major sporting events.

Key clients

SC Johnson, Inc

Aktiebolaget SCA Finans, Essity Aktiebolaget

SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited

Westpac Banking Corporation and Westpac New Zealand Limited

Synlait Milk Limited

Tourism Holdings Limited

Karen Murrell Enterprises Limited

ASOS Plc

Scholastic Inc

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is leading full-service, legal and business advisory firm with offices in Auckland and Wellington. We are a New Zealand owned and operated partnership with 47 partners and more than 180 other legal staff. Our New Zealand heritage, dating back 130 years, is a firm foundation on which we have built an established and strong brand in the market.

We advise our clients on a wide range of practice areas from regulatory to commercial law, finance to real estate, employment to taxation, and from public law to dispute resolution. Our clients come from a broad range of industries including banking and financial services, central and local government, aviation, infrastructure, energy and resources, manufacturing, health and aged care, telecommunications, media and technology.

While an independent New Zealand firm, we are a member of the MinterEllison Legal Group (MELG). With more than 200 partners and 900 legal staff, we are the only top-tier international law firm in New Zealand. Our network of offices in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom enables us to provide a full range of legal services to both local business and international companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Banking and Financial Services Jeremy Muir jeremy.muir@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9819
Head of Competition Dr Ross Patterson ross.patterson@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9864
Head of Construction Janine Stewart janine.stewart@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9922
Head of Corporate (Auckland) Silvana Schenone Silvana.Schenone@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9986
Head of Corporate (Wellington) Rodney Craig rodney.craig@minterellison.co.nz +64 4 498 5025
Co-head of Dispute Resolution, Insurance Andrew Horne andrew.horne@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9903
Co-head of Dispute Resolution Jane Standage jane.standage@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9754
Head of Employment (Auckland) Gillian Service gillian.service@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9817
Head of Employment (Wellington) Megan Richards megan.richards@minterellison.co.nz +64 4 498 5023
Head of Environment Rachel Devine rachel.devine@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9912
Head of Intellectual Property Christopher Young christopher.young@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9910
Head of Real Estate David Gilbert david.gilbert@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9978
Head of Restructuring and Insolvency Sean Gollin sean.gollin@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9814
Head of Tax Andrew Ryan andrew.ryan@minterellison.co.nz +64 9 353 9950
Head of TMT Jane Parker jane.parker@minterellison.co.nz +64 4 498 5128
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