Published on: October 18, 2023
Russell McVeagh has again been recognised as a Top Tier firm in New Zealand by IFLR1000 2023 – a leading international guide specialising in ranking financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.
Ranking highlights in the latest guide include:
Top Tier practice area rankings for Banking and Finance, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A, Project Development and R&I;
'Women Leaders' rankings for a second consecutive year for Banking and Finance partner Deemple Budhia (Capital markets: Debt / Structured Finance) and Corporate partner Mei Fern Johnson (M&A/ Project Development: Infrastructure, also practising in the Energy and Technology sectors), who are also ranked Highly Regarded in these areas;
Banking and Finance partner John Powell's new 'Highly Regarded' ranking in Capital Markets: Debt (in addition to being ranked Highly Regarded for Banking and Finance); and
First-time 'Rising Star' rankings for Banking and Finance partner Jesse Fairley (Rising Star Partner), and Special Counsel Sarah McQueen (M&A) and Senior Associates Alex MacDuff (R&I) and Ling Yan Pang (Structured Finance and Securitisation), who all ranked as 'Rising Stars'.
This follows the firm being named a Tier 1 firm across the other main legal directories in 2023, including Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific guides, and winning the NZ Law Firm of the Year award at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards in May.
Read more about our firm's rankings in the IFLR1000 guide here.
Partner, Banking and Finance
Partner, Corporate Advisory
Special Counsel, Corporate Advisory
Senior Associate, Litigation
Senior Associate, Banking and Finance
Banking and Finance