Banking and Finance
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Tom is a talented corporate finance and debt capital markets lawyer with extensive experience acting for both banks and borrowers in New Zealand and overseas.
He has a unique ability to understand his clients’ business objectives and manages transactions to ensure those objectives are met in the most efficient way possible. Tom has acted on some of New Zealand’s largest and most complex corporate finance and debt capital markets transactions and has consistently delivered results on those transactions.
Tom has extensive experience advising his client base of banks, corporates and other financial market participants on all aspects of financial services regulation. He is regarded as a leading expert on the AML/CFT Act and also has particular expertise in relation to financial adviser legislation and all aspects of the prudential regulation of banks and insurers.
Tom has over 10 years of experience gained in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom advising major banks, corporates and insurance companies. His recent experience includes:
LLB, Victoria University of Wellington.
Tom is the National Chair of the firm's Innovation Committee and he has previously been a Russell McVeagh board member.
He began his career with Russell McVeagh in 2005 and returned to the firm in 2012 after working for three years as an Associate in the debt capital markets team at Maples and Calder in London.
Tom is co-author of the New Zealand chapter in The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review and is listed as a top lawyer for Capital Markets Law by Best Lawyers® 2018 in New Zealand.
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