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David Johnston

Auckland City, New Zealand Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Tax
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Asia-Pacific
Tax - New Zealand

Band 3

David Johnston frequently assists clients with the tax aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. One client values the "the technical legal understanding," as well as the "clear and concise advice which is easy to follow and targeted."
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David Johnston is an experienced tax lawyer, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, New Zealand’s treatment of inbound and outbound investment and tax disputes with the Inland Revenue. David also has considerable experience of advising on the tax treatment of funds and employee/management share plans.

David has acted on a variety of transactions, including conducting tax due diligence, providing transactional tax advice, and reviewing and negotiating transaction/legal documentation. David regularly assists clients with their interactions with the Inland Revenue, including making voluntary disclosures, obtaining tax rulings and during tax enquiries. David has appeared in the Taxation Review Authority and the High Court.

David assists a range of clients, from significant multi-nationals to start-up companies. He has broad industry exposure and has provided tax advice to companies in a number of different sectors, including private equity, banking, insurance, agriculture, forestry, retail, pharmaceutical and technology.

Asia-Pacific
David Johnston

DLA Piper New Zealand

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Level 15, PwC Tower,

15 Customs Street West

Auckland City

Auckland

New Zealand

1010

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