Russell McVeagh

John Powell

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Practice Areas

John is a specialist in asset, development, corporate and acquisition finance, complex debt restructuring solutions, export credit financing and specific project financing arrangements. Following on from his role leading the firm’s Banking and Finance practice group, John is now the Chair of the Russell McVeagh partnership.

Bringing years of international experience to his practice, John provides expert advice to banks, mezzanine funders and debtors.

John works with major New Zealand banks, corporates and insolvency advisors. He is sought after by institutions and individuals for his sharp insight, pragmatic style and wealth of experience.

Professional Memberships

John became a partner at Russell McVeagh in 2004 and is the current Chair of the Russell McVeagh partnership. Previously he has been the Practice Group Chair for Banking and Finance.

Prior to joining Russell McVeagh, John was a consultant at the Hong Kong office of Linklaters.