Banking, Finance and Tax Law

Our Banking, Finance and Taxation team understands that its input needs to integrate seamlessly with the wider legal advice required during property and business transactions.

Led by Partner David Ehlers, the team is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, business establishment and reorganisation, funds management, insolvency, financing and property transactions.  They are also skilled in complex overseas private equity investments and related financing.

Our team is fully up to date with bank rule reforms, financial advisory regime changes and tax developments – constantly monitoring the impact of any changes on your business.

Examples of Webb Farry’s work with clients

  • Acting for a national lending institution, including in relation to restructuring its high profile commercial property portfolios, debt recovery and mortgage enforcement matters and co-ordination of Court proceedings
  • Advising a leading international investment manager with regard to New Zealand investment law, including limited liability status of overseas investment vehicles, compliance with registration and reporting requirements under the Companies Act 1993 and Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2008 and consent requirements under the Overseas Investment Act 2005
  • Advising a significant multi-national company regarding capital raising activities in New Zealand, including convertible notes, share issuances and consent under the Takeovers Code
  • Providing extensive tax opinion work to various entities in relation to property transactions, GST and income tax requirements

"Our clients are facing significant challenges, as the economy continues to slowly recover. Our role is to provide practical and innovative advice so you succeed."

David Ehlers LLB, BCom - Partner

Webb Farry’s Banking, Finance and Tax Law team

David EhlersMegan BartlettWarren Moffat