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Hudson Gavin Martin

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 1New ZealandAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Hudson Gavin Martin is a boutique firm specialising in technology, media and IP. Advises on a broad range of matters, including commercial and corporate transactions involving TMT-related assets, as well as litigation and regulatory compliance. Particularly renowned for its technology practice and boasts an impressive clientele spanning multinational corporations, SMEs and startups. Covers the full spectrum of technology-related advice, including outsourcing, network access contracts and content licensing. Assists with technology infrastructure projects as well as advising on the licensing and commercialisation of technology. Notable clients include Xero, the Bank of New Zealand and Deloitte New Zealand.

Strengths

Hudson Gavin Martin's team has been highly lauded for its commitment to client objectives and practical advice, one client commenting: "The lawyers always accommodate my timelines, even when extremely short, and tailor their approach to match the requirements of the situation. The advice I receive from them is always practical and they always work to find a compromise that will close the deal."

Another interviewee adds: "The strength of the practice is their knowledge of the business segment and the ability to consider the entire business proposal, not just elements of it."

Work highlights

Hudson Gavin Martin assisted Didi Mobility with the establishment of its New Zealand business.

Notable practitioners

Anchali Anandanayagam operates across the TMT space, being particularly well known for her technology and telecommunications-related expertise. Clients view her as a "highly skilled deal negotiator and drafter" who is "very good at what she does."

Edwin Lim offers experience of advising both large enterprises developing major systems and startups establishing themselves in the market. Clients comments that he "grasps commercial issues very quickly" and is "pragmatic and easy to deal with."

Simon Martin has practised in the TMT space for over 30 years, operating across the spectrum, principally on transactional, commercialisation, and asset and data protection issues. A client notes: "In addition to being an excellent deal lawyer, Simon has an incredible strategic instinct, which he uses to plot a path through seemingly unresolvable issues."

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New Zealand

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)


Anchali Anandanayagam
Band 4
Edwin Lim
Band 3
Simon Martin
Band 1