Mark Williamson > DLA Piper New Zealand > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper New Zealand
Level 15, PwC Tower
15 Customs Street West
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

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New Zealand > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals: Real estate and construction)

Mark WilliamsonDLA Piper New Zealand

As part of the firm’s wider global network, DLA Piper New Zealand‘s focus is on the domestic aspects of multijurisdictional projects. Headed by Auckland-based duo Mark Williamson and Justin March, it has a ‘stable team that is growing is confidence and capacity‘ – particularly on high-value acquisitions, disposals and the management of real estate portfolios. Elsewhere, clients benefit from its significant experience in the insurance sector, with front-end construction matters and disputes in this space typically led by Emma Moran and Misha HenaghanHeath Brunton is ‘maturing into a top-tier operator‘ on development schemes and design-build-lease agreements for office or industrial premises, having acted for prominent client Foodstuffs in a significant leasing transaction for their new head office and distribution centre.

New Zealand > Competition law

(Leading individuals)

Mark WilliamsonDLA Piper New Zealand

Operating as part of a global competition practice, DLA Piper New Zealand‘s practice is led by Alicia Murray, who specialises in merger clearance, regulatory advisory and litigation support for the firms’ major clients across various sectors. As a seasoned litigator, she regularly represents clients before the Commerce Commission in relation to alleged breaches of competition law and consumer law, and is also active on several cartel-related cases. Specialising in non-contentious issues, Mark Williamson is instructed on regulatory compliance and general competition law matters. He is continuing to participate in the Commerce Commission’s enquiry into retail fuel.