Alicia Murray > 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

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Restructuring and insolvency

(Next Generation Partners)

Alicia MurrayDLA Piper New Zealand

DLA Piper New Zealand‘s restructuring practice combines the experience of two co-heads; Alicia Murray’s expertise acting on litigation insolvency proceedings and advising on various structures and options, with Michael Thompson’s strong track record in cross-border financial transactions and restructuring mandates. Iain Thain is another name to note.

New Zealand > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Alicia MurrayDLA Piper New Zealand

Offering ‘a good range and depth of experienceDLA Piper New Zealand’s dispute resolution group is led by Iain Thain , ‘a very experienced litigator with excellent courtroom skills and a practical approach‘. With more than 30 years’ experience in the litigation field, he has developed a specialisation in competition and regulatory matters, insolvency and property law related matters, and counts TVNZ, AIG, Foodstuffs and Auckland Council, among his clients. Alicia Murray is ‘a gutsy litigator with an insolvency specialisation but broad expertise‘ in competition law and regulatory investigations. Emma Moran is the Wellington offices’ main litigation figure.

New Zealand > Competition law

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.