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DLA Piper assists new style of investment into NZ

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:34 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has acted for Implemented Investment Solutions Limited (IIS) in the launch of three PIE funds as part of the Hobson Wealth Investment Funds Scheme. Hobson Wealth is well-known to New Zealanders as a leading private wealth advisory team; IIS is ... More >>

DLA Piper advises Seequent on acquisition of GEOSLOPE

Monday, 11 November 2019, 1:28 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has advised Accel-KKR and its portfolio company, Seequent Limited (“Seequent”), in connection with its acquisition of GEOSLOPE International Ltd. (“GEOSLOPE”), a Canadian-based company that creates integrated, geotechnical analysis software. More >>

DLA Piper celebrates 100 years of supporting women in law

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:21 am | DLA Piper

Since the 1990s, more women than men have been graduating in law, but the profession has dragged the chain in accommodating women in senior roles. That is changing, which is something to celebrate. We are delighted to have the Right Honourable Dame Helen ... More >>

DLA Piper helps establish Koura

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:50 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has acted for Kōura from inception, finessing its licensing as a managed investment scheme manager and obtaining an authorisation to provide robo-advice. DLA Piper also advised on the actual launch of the Kōura KiwiSaver vehicle. More >>

Booster Boosted

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 8:26 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper is pleased to have advised Booster on the listing of its Private Land and Property Fund (PLPF) on the main board of the NZX. More >>

DLA Piper advises Foodstuffs on its acquisition of Lee Fish

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:16 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper is delighted to have advised Foodstuffs North Island Limited on its acquisition of the business and assets of Leigh Fisheries Limited and Leigh Bait Limited. More >>

DLA Piper named finalists in 2019 ANZIIF Awards

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:30 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has been named as a finalist in the 2019 New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards for two categories, Professional Services Firm of the Year and Excellence in Workplace Diversity & Inclusion . More >>

Be careful how loudly we blow this whistle, says DLA Piper

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:40 pm | DLA Piper

In recent times there has been no shortage of commentary regarding whistleblowers, with the proposed amendments to the Protected Disclosures Act 2000. These are aimed at strengthening the protection available to whistleblowers in New Zealand. That ... More >>

DLA Piper partner Tracey Cross appointed to AIA Board

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:50 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Partner Tracey Cross as a new independent director on the AIA New Zealand board. More >>


Thursday, 29 August 2019, 5:03 pm | DLA Piper

Digital Transformation has emerged as a new 'mega-trend' where new technologies and processes are being used to fundamentally change our way of working in insurance. The key features of Digital Transformation are that it is customer centric (simplified ... More >>

The rise of ‘Workplace Communities’

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:48 am | DLA Piper

Real estate has been an integral driver of the global economy, but now it is having confront changing times. Uncertain business confidence, technology redefining space requirements and a strained construction market. More >>

DLA Piper number one in Female-Friendly NZ A-List

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:05 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper has again come out on top of New Zealand’s other big law firms in the LawFuel Female-Friendly NZ Law Firm Equity A-List for 2019. More >>

Resource Management Review - the devil is in the democracy

Monday, 5 August 2019, 11:45 am | DLA Piper

The Government has released draft Terms of Reference for the Resource Management Review Panel to be chaired by the Hon. Tony Randerson QC. With him will be an expert advisory group. More >>

DLA Piper appoints new litigation partner, Alicia Murray

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:33 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Alicia Murray to Partner. By any measure, DLA Piper is one of the most ‘female friendly’ big law firms in New Zealand. With Alicia’s promotion, 41% of partners are women. More >>

DLA Piper welcomes global interns to New Zealand

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:31 pm | DLA Piper

DLA Piper welcomes two interns from its Global Scholarship Programme to New Zealand this month. Solomon Island’s Felix Weape and Hariton Kasibolo will spend time in Auckland and Wellington. They have already been mentored by senior DLA Piper lawyers ... More >>

Kea and DLA Piper reach out to the global Kiwi community

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:08 am | DLA Piper

Kea New Zealand’s driving purpose is to see Aotearoa become the most connected nation in the world. Every day, among the 500,000 expats and friends of New Zealand, it makes high-impact connections between Kiwis in business here and abroad. In turn, ... More >>

DLA Piper gets a head start on diversity

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:06 am | DLA Piper

Recently at DLA Piper Tower in Auckland, a high-powered panel discussion was held on the ‘Future of FinTech Leadership’, for Techweek19. More >>

The new flexi workplaces – get ready to vertically integrate

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:26 am | DLA Piper

When people talk about flexible workplace arrangements, we think of hot desking, and nowhere to put your pot plant and the photo of your family. The jury is still out about what that does for people’s comfort levels and how well they work; but ... More >>

DLA Piper acts for Simplicity NZ in Icehouse Investment

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:24 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is pleased to have acted for Simplicity NZ Limited in its investment (with K1W1 and First NZ Capital) into Icehouse Ventures Limited. Simplicity has also agreed to invest up to $100 million over the next five years in New Zealand companies ... More >>

DLA Piper promotes two senior lawyers to Special Counsel

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:15 am | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand is very pleased to announce the appointment of two Special Counsel: Auckland’s Melissa Johnston and Wellington’s Emma Moran. DLA Piper has the best record among our major law firms with the appointment of women to senior ... More >>



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