Corporate and Commercial 

 Innovative, intelligent business solutions

Committed to partnering with our clients in long-term, productive relationships, our Corporate and Commercial Law team have a rich history providing effective strategies and innovative solutions for a wide range of enterprises throughout Christchurch, the wider Canterbury region, and around New Zealand. 

By taking the time to genuinely listen, we develop an in-depth understanding of each unique business we work alongside, tailoring solutions to suit its visions, aspirations and individual requirements. Our corporate and commercial clients range from small-to-medium businesses and start-up companies to large national and international entities, encompassing fields as diverse as finance, banking, retail, accommodation, land development, hospitality and manufacturing.

Our corporate and commercial law experts provide advice and advocacy on:

  • Business funding
  • Business structuring and strategic planning
  • Consumer legislation
  • Contract preparation and negotiation
  • Debt recovery
  • Dispute resolution
  • Due diligence
  • Formation and establishment of companies and partnerships
  • Governance and compliance issues including advising boards on their responsibilities under various pieces of legislation
  • Insurance law
  • Joint ventures
  • Leases
  • Mergers, acquisitions and amalgamations
  • Professional negligence litigation
  • Property development
  • Prospectuses and public offerings
  • Resource management
  • Securities and capital raising
  • Share issues
  • Stakeholder issues 

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