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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New Zealand


New Zealand

Practice areas:


Dave is one of New Zealand’s leading banking and finance lawyers, consistently recognised as a star individual in the New Zealand banking and finance market.

  • Auckland Airport in relation to its recently completed bank and USPP investor waiver processes in respect of the impact of the Covid-19 related border closure
  • Fonterra in respect of a number of structured transactions aimed at improving the Group’s working capital efficiency.
  • Eclipx in relation to the restructure of its New Zealand securitisation programme and a number of strategic acquisitions.
  • Avanti Finance in respect of its capital structure and the refinement of its securitisation programme
  • Goldman Sachs SSG in relation to a number of alternate capital transactions. 

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Financial Restucturing
  • M&A
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Agriculture
  • Banking
  • Food and beverage
  • Real Estate
  • Utilities


New Zealand

New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association / New Zealand Law Society (Auckland)

  • LLB, University of Auckland
  • BA (Hons, First Class), University of Otago