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Russell McVeagh Partners Win 2021 Client Choice Awards

Friday, 15 October 2021, 3:57 pm | Russell McVeagh

Two Russell McVeagh partners have been honoured for their outstanding work and client service in the 2021 Lexology Client Choice Awards announced today. Mei Fern Johnson and Troy Pilkington have each been named the exclusive New Zealand winner for General ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Assists On World-first Green Loan Certification

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 5:13 pm | Russell McVeagh

KiwiRail's $350m loan facility to finance the purchase of two new rail enabled Cook Strait ferries has become the first shipping loan in the world to be certified under the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)'s framework. Russell McVeagh partnered with Ernst ... More >>

5 Russell McVeagh partners named 'Lawyer of the Year'

Friday, 17 September 2021, 8:40 am | Russell McVeagh

5 Russell McVeagh partners named 'Lawyer of the Year' at pan-Asia Women in Business Law 5 Russell McVeagh partners named 'Lawyer of the Year' at pan-Asia Women in Business Law Awards Five talented Russell McVeagh partners have been recognised as leading ... More >>

Russell McVeagh assisting with mobile vaccination drive

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 8:35 am | Russell McVeagh

With vaccination rates lower in the 20-35 age group, Auckland Airport and a group of Kiwi businesses including law firm Russell McVeagh, are pitching in to support the next phase of the vaccination drive, testing and trying new tactics to boost ... More >>

Russell McVeagh assists on sustainability linked loan

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 9:36 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has assisted Summerset to complete a loan facility refinance for approximately $1.2 billion, incorporating a $700 million Sustainability Linked Loan (SLL) component, which takes effect 1 October 2021. This is one of the largest SLLs ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Acts On Westpac Life Sale

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 3:06 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh was delighted to assist the Westpac Group with the sale of its New Zealand life insurance business to Fidelity Life for $400 million. The sale includes a 15-year strategic partnership agreement for the provision of life insurance products ... More >>

Employment Expert Joins Russell McVeagh Partnership

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 8:22 am | Russell McVeagh

Employment specialist Emma Peterson has been named Russell McVeagh's newest partner*. Specialising in employment law and health and safety, Emma is promoted from her current role as Senior Associate in the firm's team based in Auckland. She advises on all ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Assists On Largest Sustainability Linked Loan In New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 12:47 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has assisted ANZ New Zealand Limited (ANZ) who, together with National Australia Bank (NAB), were joint Sustainability Coordinators for Kathmandu Holdings Limited's A$300m debt facility refinancing, which has included the establishment ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Wishes INFINZ Awards' Nominees Best Of Luck

Friday, 30 April 2021, 10:51 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has assisted clients with a number of noteworthy transactions in the last year which are recognised as finalists in the lead up to this year's 2021 INFINZ Awards to be held in May. Board Chair Allison Arthur-Young said, “Congratulations ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Welcomes Back 6 Senior Lawyers

Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:02 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is welcoming back an impressive group of senior alumni who have returned to the firm over recent months, with many of these lawyers re-joining the firm following overseas experience working at top global law firms. In addition to ... More >>

Tax Partner Greg Neill Returns To Russell McVeagh

Friday, 12 March 2021, 10:20 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh is delighted to announce that Tax expert and alumnus Greg Neill is returning to the firm as Russell McVeagh's newest Tax partner, effective 1 April 2021*. Based in the firm's Auckland office, Greg returns to Russell McVeagh following ... More >>

Allison Arthur-Young Appointed Russell McVeagh's New Board Chair

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 9:47 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh Partner and Board member Allison Arthur-Young has been elected as Russell McVeagh's Board Chair. <img src="" width="720" height="374"> Allison Arthur-Young Arthur-Young, ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Named Large Law Firm Of The Year And Employer Of Choice At NZ Law Awards

Friday, 11 December 2020, 2:58 pm | Russell McVeagh

· Debt Market Deal of the Year – Excellence Award for LGFA syndicated bond offers: Led by Banking and Finance partner Deemple Budhia , Russell McVeagh's team advised on the LGFA syndicated bonds offer, which comprised LGFA's first two syndicated offers ... More >>

5 New Market-leading Partners For Russell McVeagh

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:02 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has today announced the promotions of two of its standout lawyers, Michael Taylor and Simon Pilkinton , who join the firm's partnership effective 1 December 2020. The appointment of Michael and Simon continues to build depth in the ... More >>

Guidance For Boards Amidst The Pandemic

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 8:24 am | Russell McVeagh

Leading law firm Russell McVeagh has today released analysis of announcements made by the constituent members of the NZX 20, in its 'Governance challenges amidst the pandemic' report, to provide insight on current practices relating to providing earnings ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Advises On World-leading Natural Disaster Insurance Claims Model

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 9:27 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has been working alongside the Earthquake Commission (EQC) on a project that will see EQC work in partnership with private insurers to improve customer experience and support New Zealanders through natural disasters in future. Announced ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Advises On Scentre Group's Inaugural US$3b Subordinated Hybrid Notes Issue

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 8:34 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has acted as part of a multi-jurisdictional team to assist Scentre Group, owner and operator of Westfield in Australia and New Zealand, on its US$3.0 billion subordinated hybrid note issue in the United States market. Working alongside ... More >>

Russell McVeagh advises ANZ on completion of UDC sale

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 12:04 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has advised ANZ Bank on its NZ$762 million sale of UDC Finance to Japan's Shinsei Bank, which closed today. Partners Ian Beaumont , Deemple Budhia and Fred Ward led the transaction, working closely with senior associates Jesse Fairley ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Advises UDC On $2 Billion Auto And Equipment Finance-backed Securitisation

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 11:54 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has advised UDC on the establishment of its landmark $2 billion AAA rated auto and equipment finance-backed syndicated securitisation programme, New Zealand's largest ever non-bank securitisation. Partner Deemple Budhia , working ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Assists Clients With Significant Transactions In Challenging Environment

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 9:55 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has continued to assist clients with a number of notable transactions throughout the lockdown, helping to deliver results in what has been a turbulent environment for many corporates. National Practice Group Chair for Corporate Advisory ... More >>