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David Coull

Auckland, New Zealand Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy & Natural Resources
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David Coull garners praise for his expertise in oil and gas law as well as his experience handling major transactions within the sector. One client describes him as an "outstanding commercial lawyer with good relationship skills and excellent legal and commercial judgement calls." Another says: "He was vital during negotiations and continues to give top-quality advice."
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David advises on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, the negotiation of commercial contracts, joint ventures, and regulatory matters. He has a reputation for delivering robust commercial outcomes for his clients, getting transactions completed, dispute management, and effective representation of clients with regulators.

David was a finalist for New Zealand Dealmaker of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards in 2018 and 2020. In 2019, transactions led by David won M&A Deal of the Year and overall New Zealand Deal of the Year at the New Zealand Law Awards.​​

David's international experience includes a three year period at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, the leading US corporate law firm, where he acted for corporates such as Nestlé SA, ConocoPhillips, Bristol Myers Squibb and Citigroup on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions and advisory matters.

He was appointed to the Board of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority in 2014 and was re-appointed in 2017.​​​

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