Maria acts as Legal Counsel in our national Corporate & Commercial Team. She has significant experience in financial services law and specialises in wealth management, including managed funds, KiwiSaver and superannuation, and financial service provider regulation.
She has also advised on securities legislation as part of capital market transactions, and assisted lenders with the introduction of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act as well as advising on the new anti-money laundering legislation. Maria also has substantial knowledge of the PIE eligibility requirements, and the tax implications for investors.
Maria's clients have included AMP, Forsyth Barr, Auckland Transport, HSBC, NZ Funds Management, and Law Retirement KiwiSaver.