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Joe is an experienced partner and Russell McVeagh board member, specialising in corporate commercial law. Throughout his career, Joe has developed a reputation for his expertise in mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and securities work. He provides clients with clear advice with respect to listed and unlisted company takeovers, asset and share acquisitions and disposals, and offers of securities, helping them to achieve commercial outcomes. He has a number of clients in the energy field, an area he has focused on for many years.
Joe provides innovative counsel to clients looking to make successful commercial deals, recently advising Allnex on its acquisition of Nuplex Industries by way of a scheme of arrangement, and Trustpower on its successful demerger into two separate NZX and ASX listed companies.
Joe has a strong background in corporate law, both within Russell McVeagh and in previous firms.
His experience includes advising:
LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland.
Before joining Russell McVeagh in 2004, Joe was a partner at another New Zealand law firm.
He was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 1985.
Joe is listed as a leading Corporate and M&A lawyer by Asialaw Profiles 2018, in Chambers Asia-Pacific, and descibed as a 'standout practitioner' by Legal 500. He was named Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year in 2018 by Best Lawyers®, and ranked again as a leading lawyer this year.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Energy and Renewables
International Trade and Investment
Partner, Corporate Advisory