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Fred brings many years of experience to his role as a partner in our Tax team. His practice has a particular focus on corporate finance work, mergers and acquisitions, and structured investment products. Offering both tax advice and litigation services, Fred is a highly regarded tax specialist.
With more than 20 years’ with the partnership, Fred’s work has involved offering clients a broad range of taxation services, including advice on cross-border financing structures, mergers and acquisitions and dealing with the Inland Revenue at all levels of the investigation process, including negotiating settlements.
His experience includes advising:
LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Canterbury.
LLM, University of Michigan.
Fred has been a partner with Russell McVeagh since 1995.
He is a member of the International Fiscal Association and is ranked as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Asialaw Profiles 2018, Legal 500, and as a leading adviser by Tax Controversy Leaders (2017 Edition). He was awarded 2018 Tax Lawyer of the Year – Auckland in Best Lawyers® 2019 guide.
Fred co-authored the New Zealand Securitisation chapter for the 2018 Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides publication.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Trusts, Not-For-Profits and Social Enterprises
Partner, Banking and Finance