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DLA Piper New Zealand

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Country Managing Partner: Martin Wiseman
Board Members: CMP, COO and 3 other partners (5 in total)
Number of partners: 24
Number of lawyers: 81 (including 24 partners)
Languages: English, French, German, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish, Tongan, Urdu

Firm Overview:
DLA Piper is a global powerhouse, consistently ranked in the top three most powerful law firm brands in the world.* As the first and only global business law firm in New Zealand, DLA Piper offers clients a unique competitive edge on local and international stages. The firm’s clients range from some of the world’s most renowned global brands to the most influential businesses in New Zealand that are defining the future.

One of DLA Piper’s key differentiators is the ability to apply international thinking and experience to the work it does for all of its clients, wherever they do business. Across every major sector and specialist practice, the firm provides pragmatic, commercially astute advice.

DLA Piper is a firm with an entrepreneurial spirit and a true understanding of innovation in everything – DLA Piper was named ‘#1 Game Changing Law Firm of the Past Ten Years’ by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2015. In 2017, DLA Piper provided over 217,000 hours of pro bono legal work globally.

*Acritas’ UK Law Firm Brand Index

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:
Key Contact:
Katie Carson
Tel:
+64 9 300 3854
Email: [email protected]

Construction & Infrastructure:
Key Contact:
Mark Williamson
Tel: +64 9 300 3857
Email: [email protected]

Corporate:
Key Contact:
Rachel Taylor
Tel: +64 4 474 3256
Email:
[email protected]

Employment:
Key Contact:
Laura Scampion
Tel: +64 9 916 3779
Email: [email protected]

Environment & Resource Management:
Key Contact:
Stephen Quinn
Tel: +64 4 474 3217
Email: [email protected]

Investment Funds:
Key Contact:
Tracey Cross
Tel: +64 9 916 3773
Email: [email protected]

Healthcare & Life Sciences:
Key Contact:
Aimee Credin
Tel: +64 9 300 3813
Email: [email protected]

Insurance:
Key Contact:
Peter Leman
Tel: +64 4 474 3240
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property & Technology:
Key Contact:
John Hannan
Tel: +64 9 300 3843
Email:
[email protected]

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Key Contact:
Iain Thain
Tel: +64 9 300 3818
Email: [email protected]

Property & Real Estate:
Key Contact:
Justin March
Tel: +64 9 300 3846
Email: [email protected]

Public Law:
Key Contact:
Kerry Anderson
Tel: +64 4 474 3255
Email: kerry[email protected]

Tax:
Key Contact:
David Johnston
Tel: +64 9 300 3812
Email: [email protected]