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What the team is known for

Fields extensive experience in structured finance arrangements and corporate finance transactions. Acts for a broad client base of major New Zealand and Chinese banks, as well as other lenders active across the region. Recognised for its work in the infrastructure and construction, healthcare, hospitality and commercial sectors, acting for top financial institutions and domestic corporates. Also adept at advising on debt capital markets and consumer finance matters.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "very responsive, efficient and really good at getting on with the job and providing sound legal advice."

Another asserts: "They've been good at anticipating our needs. They have always made us feel like their first priority and that's why the relationship has really succeeded."

Notable practitioners

Sources find Liz Lim to be a "pragmatic and collaborative" lawyer who maintains strong relationships with key players in the New Zealand banking sector. She is active on a range of financing transactions and is valued by clients as an "extremely approachable" adviser who can "break down legal jargon" and remain "solution-focused."

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Overview

Whether you are a successful business looking for finance to expand, an overseas law firm or business looking for New Zealand law advice, or a lender or trustee undertaking a loan transaction or developing a new financial product, you need support from lawyers who can give you clear advice, manage your risks and make the process as smooth and easy as possible. 

Our team is on the panels of a number of major New Zealand and international financial institutions; they know we are experts at what we do and they trust us to help them execute the full spectrum of their transactions from ‘business as usual’ to complex financing transactions. 

While we are involved in many significant financing transactions, we also understand the needs of the mid-sized companies that underpin the New Zealand economy. If you’re new to borrowing or lending, we can provide advice on your obligations at law, the options available to you, then guide you through the financing process. If you’re an experienced lender or borrower, we speak your language. 

Our highly experienced team who have local and international experience provide practical advice and take the complexity out of transactions. Your success is our success, and we work with you to ensure your financing transactions are completed successfully and easily each time.

Members

Lim, Liz (Head of Department)

Ho, Pauline

Clients

ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd

ASB Bank

Bank of China

Bank of New Zealand

Guardian Trust

HSBC

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Industries

Banking and financial services

Banking & Finance

Dentons

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Location

18 Viaduct Harbour Avenue

Private Bag 92101

Auckland

Auckland

Auckland

New Zealand

1142

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New Zealand

Banking & Finance


Liz Lim
Band 3