Agribusiness, horticulture and forestry are fundamental to the New Zealand economy.
Our team advises participants at all levels in the sector - producers, processors, investors and exporters - and covers the full range of legal disciplines needed by the sector from resource management, health and safety and intellectual property to foreign investment, corporate structure, commercial contracts and industry regulation.
Our clients include major agribusinesses such as Zespri, Landcorp Farming, Central Plains Water, AgResearch and Landcare Research, numerous cooperative companies, major banks, foreign investors, industry organisations and Government agencies.
Advising Zespri Groupfrom its establishment on all major regulatory, corporate and capital structure issues
Advising Landcorp Farming (owner of over 100 farms in New Zealand)on numerous acquisitions, disposals, subdivisions, leasing, tenders and farming related agreements
Advising Central Plains Water and the Central Plains Water Trust
on the establishment of New Zealand’s largest irrigation scheme