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Spark completes restructure of Southern Cross

Monday, 7 October 2019, 10:35 am | Russell McVeagh

Southern Cross Cable Network and its shareholders have now signed agreements and received regulatory approval for the build of the NEXT undersea data cable (SX NEXT), a new approximately US$300m internet cable between New Zealand, the United States ... More >>

Russell McVeagh partnership promotion for Will Irving

Friday, 19 July 2019, 2:01 pm | Russell McVeagh

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer Will Irving has been promoted from senior associate to partner at Russell McVeagh. Based in the firm's Auckland office, Will's particular specialties include disputes and advisory work across the ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Tax team win big at Asia Tax Awards

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:54 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has been recognised as New Zealand's top tax firm, winning the New Zealand Tax Firm of the Year award at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards last night. For the fourth year in a row, the firm was also named the New Zealand ... More >>

Russell McVeagh welcomes new Senior Associate

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:30 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has today announced the appointment of Senior Associate Emma Light to its Litigation team, based in Wellington. Emma joins the team from a Wellington-based practice where she served as a crown prosecutor, and brings experience in civil litigation, ... More >>

Russell McVeagh welcomes Commercial Property Special Counsel

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 4:45 pm | Russell McVeagh

Commercial property lawyer Sarah Blackmore has joined Russell McVeagh as Special Counsel as the firm's latest appointment in its growing Property and Construction team. With more than 14 years' experience, Sarah brings extensive commercial property ... More >>

Solutions for solving construction sector's recurring issues

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 8:40 am | Russell McVeagh

Industry stakeholders are calling for better project design and management to help avoid disputes in the construction sector and when these fail – there is scope for resolution processes to be utilised more effectively, according to law firm Russell ... More >>

Russell McVeagh's M&A expectations for 2019

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 9:55 am | Russell McVeagh

20 February 2019 Leading law firm Russell McVeagh has today released its M&A trends for 2019 publication that looks back at its forecasts for 2018, which all largely eventuated, and considers what 2019 holds in store. Corporate partner Ben ... More >>

Russell McVeagh partners win 2019 Client Choice Awards

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 10:04 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh partners Sarah Armstrong, David Hoare and Troy Pilkington have been honoured for their outstanding work and client service in the 2019 International Law Office Client Choice Awards, with each recognised as the exclusive Client Choice ... More >>

Paymark sale completes

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:05 pm | Russell McVeagh

Acting for the bank shareholders of Paymark (ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac), law firm Russell McVeagh has advised on the $190 million sale of New Zealand's leading electronic payments innovator to Ingenico Group, which finalised recently in mid-January. More >>

Russell McVeaghteams enhanced by Special Counsel promotions

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3:51 pm | Russell McVeagh

Lance Jones, Joanna Khoo, Bevan Peachey and Gareth Worthington have been promoted to Special Counsel across the Corporate and Banking & Finance teams at the leading firm. More >>

New Russell McVeagh partnerships

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 10:31 am | Russell McVeagh

Liz Blythe, Anna Crosbie, Emmeline Rushbrook and Nathaniel Walker join Russell McVeagh's partnership. Board Chair Malcolm Crotty says the firm is proud to recognise these talented leaders, whose appointments are a result of their exceptional relationship ... More >>

Russell McVeagh wins New Zealand Deal of Year

Friday, 16 November 2018, 12:31 pm | Russell McVeagh

Leading law firm, Russell McVeagh, has been recognised at last night's 2018 New Zealand Law Awards, winning both International Deal of the Year and New Zealand Deal of the Year awards for the Lattice Energy acquisition by Beach Energy. More >>

Pip Greenwood steps down to pursue directorship roles

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 5:09 pm | Russell McVeagh

Pip Greenwood , one of New Zealand’s leading commercial lawyers and partner at Russell McVeagh, has announced her retirement from the firm in the first quarter of 2019. Pip had delayed her plans to transition into governance full-time and expand ... More >>

Russell McVeagh concludes independent investigation

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4:32 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh Board Chair, Malcolm Crotty, today confirmed the resignation of a partner following an independent investigation into complaints regarding inappropriate comments made under the influence of alcohol. More >>

Russell McVeagh advises on mid-market buyout deal

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 9:12 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has acted for global private equity firm The Riverside Company on all aspects of its majority investment in Hiway Group. Hiway Group is a market-leading provider of road construction and maintenance, geotechnical and environmental services ... More >>

Complaint under investigation at Russell McVeagh

Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:34 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is investigating a complaint which relates to a partner making inappropriate comments while attending a client event under the influence of alcohol. More >>

Transformation continues with new CEO

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 4:34 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh Chair, Malcolm Crotty, today said the appointment of Jo Avenell to the role of Chief Executive was a pivotal moment in the firm’s continued transformation. Jo Avenell’s appointment is effective on 23 October. More >>

Construction disputes tipped to rise – Russell McVeagh

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 8:16 am | Russell McVeagh

With over 70 per cent of survey respondents from New Zealand's construction industry predicting an increase in the number of disputes in the next two years, insights released today by law firm Russell McVeagh, offer an opportunity to avoid them. More >>

Retail Re-imagined

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:54 am | Russell McVeagh

As personalised consumer-centric experiences are fundamentally changing the way we shop, high street retail stores are not dying, but they are definitely changing. With this comes opportunities for the sector but also significant risks, according ... More >>

Russell McVeagh advises CBA on sale of Sovereign Insurance

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 9:25 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has advised Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on the sale of Sovereign, New Zealand's largest life and health insurance business, to AIA International Limited (AIA) for AU$1.275 billion. More >>



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