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Pip is a highly respected partner and leading figure in commercial law, specialising in securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and general corporate advisory work. She brings both a strong legal mind and good commercial sense to her work, advising on a number of high profile New Zealand corporate transactions that have changed the face of industries.
Widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s top commercial lawyers, adept at providing clear, incisive advice in complex matters, she has won numerous awards and is regularly recommended in industry peer review guides.
With over ten years' experience on the firm's board and previously serving as the Board Chair, Pip is Head of Corporate Advisory and acts as relationship partner for key Russell McVeagh clients.
A sought after corporate lawyer, Pip provides advice on large commercial deals, working with major players like Spark, Kiwi Property Limited, Meridian Energy and Auckland International Airport.
Pip’s experience includes advising:
Pip’s Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and securities offerings experience includes advising:
Pip’s mergers and acquisitions experience includes advising:
LLB, University of Canterbury.
Pip became a non-executive director of both Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Spark in 2017 and is a current trustee of the Auckland Writers Festival. She served as a member of the New Zealand Takeovers Panel from 2007 to 2011.
Prior to joining Russell McVeagh as a partner in 2001, Pip was a partner at another New Zealand law firm.
She has won 'New Zealand Dealmaker of the Year' five times at the Australasian Law Awards, in 2018, 2016, 2012, 2010 and 2008, and is recognised as:
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Trade and Investment
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Technology and Telecommunications
Media and Entertainment
Partner, Corporate Advisory