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Buddle Findlay wins at the 2015 New Zealand Law Awards

Buddle Findlay is delighted to have won three awards at the 2015 New Zealand Law Awards.  Consumer, Media and Tech Deal of the Year, M&A Deal of the Year and New Zealand Deal of the Year.

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A talented team

The practical approach of our team members paves the way for balanced, strategic advice within a broader commercial context.

Peter Owles

Peter Owles

Partner, Auckland

Peter is a specialist in all aspects of banking and finance law, with over 25 years experience.  As well as general banking and finance...

Peter Chemis

Peter Chemis

Partner, Wellington

Peter specialises in employment law, industrial relations and related areas, and leads Buddle Findlay’s national employment team.  He i...

Willie Palmer

Willie Palmer

Partner, Christchurch

Willie specialises in commercial litigation including construction, insurance and insolvency law.  He has broad experience in commercia...

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