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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 >>

Five-time NZ Dealmaker of the Year – Pip Greenwood

Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:26 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh's Pip Greenwood was named NZ Dealmaker of the Year at last night's Australasian Law Awards held in Sydney. More >>

Margaret Bazley to lead external review of Russell McVeagh

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 12:59 pm | Russell McVeagh

Dame Margaret Bazley to lead external review of Russell McVeagh Malcolm Crotty, Chair of Russell McVeagh, has announced that the firm has appointed Dame Margaret Bazley ONZ DNZM, Hon DLit. to head an external review of incidents of sexual harassment ... More >>

Russell McVeagh sees strong M&A activity in 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 1:04 pm | Russell McVeagh

In a publication released last week by Russell McVeagh, the leading New Zealand law firm considers the trends in merger and acquisition activity over the last three years and what to expect in 2018 in relation to general market trends, general legal ... More >>

Russell McVeagh Statement on poor behaviour allegations

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 3:02 pm | Russell McVeagh

Over the past 20 years there have been a limited number of allegations of poor behaviour involving consensual sexual events including on our premises. More >>

Russell McVeagh announces external review

Friday, 23 February 2018, 3:38 pm | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh's Board and Partners have reflected on the events of two years ago and the recent media coverage relating to those events. What happened in the summer of 2015/16 was completely unacceptable. The brave actions of the young women who ... More >>

Russell McVeagh statement

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 12:59 pm | Russell McVeagh

Over two years ago we received serious allegations related to incidents in Wellington. Where allegations were made, we immediately conducted a full internal investigation at the time and initiated a formal process. Those who were the subject of the allegations ... More >>

Clients choose Russell McVeagh partners

Friday, 9 February 2018, 9:33 am | Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh partners Sarah Keene, Ed Crook, Mei Fern Johnson and Andrew Butler have been recognised as the exclusive winners for New Zealand in their respective categories at the 2018 International Law Office Client Choice Awards. More >>