Mr Reuben Woods > 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 > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Reuben WoodsDLA Piper New Zealand

DLA Piper New Zealand‘s ‘lawyers act as true business partners and add value in a meaningful way‘ with one client describing the group as ‘exactly what an in-house counsel needs‘. Leading the practice from Auckland, Martin Wiseman has over 30 years’ transactional experience in M&A, joint ventures, and equity capital markets, and is a trusted counsel for clients such as Foodstuffs, Auckland Council and Pfizer. Counterpart Rachel Taylor in Wellington advises listed companies, insurers, trustees, Crown entities and other corporates, and has long standing relationships with many of the firm’s annuity clients. Senior corporate partner Martin Thomson  focuses on M&A and is the go-to advisor for foreign investors operating in a range of industries under the Overseas Investment Act. Similarly, Reuben Woods also ‘provides all-round excellent service’ in multi-jurisdictional transactions across various sectors, and is supported by senior associate Aoife O’Gorman. Sam Wilson departed the team in August 2021.