Banking and Finance
Phone +64 4 819 7519
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+64 4 819 7519
Tom is a Russell McVeagh Board member and corporate finance and debt capital markets lawyer, with particular expertise in infrastructure and project finance. He has acted on some of New Zealand’s largest and most complex corporate finance, infrastructure and debt capital markets transactions.
Tom also has extensive experience advising his client base of banks, corporates and other financial market participants on all aspects of financial services regulation. He is a leading expert on the regulation of innovative fintech products and also has particular expertise in relation to financial adviser legislation and all aspects of the prudential regulation of banks and insurers.
Tom has over 15 years of experience gained in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom advising major banks, corporates, government agencies and insurance companies. His recent experience includes:
LLB, Victoria University of Wellington.
Tom began his career with Russell McVeagh in 2005 and returned to the firm in 2012 after working for three years as an Associate in the debt capital markets team at Maples and Calder in London.
Tom is listed as a top lawyer for Capital Markets Law and Banking and Finance Law by Best Lawyers® 2023 New Zealand guide and ranked by Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2023 Guide for Banking and Finance. He is co-author of the New Zealand chapter in The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review - Edition 8 and the New Zealand chapter within The Law Review's Virtual Currency Regulation Review (editions 1, 2, 3 and 5).
Infrastructure and Projects
Partner, Banking and Finance
Special Counsel, Banking and Finance