Bell Gully

Banking & Finance Department

New Zealand
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Our banking and finance team provide a comprehensive range of services to leading banks, financial institutions, investment banks, and corporate and sovereign entities. All of our partners have practised as financial services lawyers in either London or New York.

Our team helps structure, negotiate and complete transactions, advising on project financing, capital and credit market issues, derivatives, structured finance, securitisation and, cross-border leasing, project financing, investment management and insolvency, as well as having expertise in funds management, superannuation and employee schemes.

Our recognised experts dominate in specialist areas such as securitisations and partnerships (PPPs). This work continues to be a particular strength of the teams. Our team also includes New Zealand's only specialist derivatives practice, which is headed by David Craig, who is New Zealand counsel to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

Our core capabilities include:

  • Acquisition financing
  • Asset and lease financing
  • Capital markets
  • Construction and project finance
  • Derivatives
  • Securitisation
  • Structured financing
  • Syndicated lending
  • Tax-based finance
  • Insolvency
  • Banking and finance litigation


Air New Zealand

ANZ Bank New Zealand

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (including ASB Bank)

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Court rules on status of cryptocurrencies

David Craig, Campbell Pentney, Bronwyn Neal

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COVID-19 The Commerce Commission issues guidance to lenders

Murray King, Jenny Stevens, Sophie East, Richard Massey

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COVID-19: Access to capital and financial reporting - regulators provide support for listed issuers

Amon Nunns, Toby Sharpe, Chris Goddard, Jennifer Coote

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