Stephen is a Corporate Advisory partner in the national Corporate & Commercial Team specialising in corporate and commercial law with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions and securities and energy law.
He has over 30 years’ legal experience and advises clients on all aspects of commercial law including corporate governance, contract law, trade practices, overseas investment, competition and securities.
Stephen has been noted as a leading lawyer in mergers and acquisitions by independent legal directory IFLR1000, and is also recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
. Stephen is included in NZ Lawyer's Hot List and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Ninth Edition of The Best Lawyers in New Zealand
in the practice areas of: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law.
He has acted as advisor to a wide range of businesses including AMP, ANZ, Amcor, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Heinz, Honda, Maui Capital, Mercury, Orora, Philip Morris, PwC, the New Zealand Treasury, Tegel and Westpac.
"I understand your business, use my experience to deliver commercial insights, and deliver cost-effective solutions."