Elite Women Report 2023 (1)

Legal 500 has recommended partner Grant Dunn as a leading practitioner in the Asia Pacific 2024 Private Practice Powerlist in M&A.

The M&A Powerlist showcases leading practitioners working in the Asia Pacific region who have been a significant part of the global M&A landscape due to the region's economic growth, increasing market opportunities, and strategic initiatives.

Grant is a senior partner in the Auckland corporate and commercial team with over 25 years' experience, six years of those with the London office of US law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and has worked on secondment within the London-based investment arm of Nomura International, a Japanese investment bank. 

Grant has experience in leveraged cross-border M&A in both distressed and non-distressed situations, public takeovers, schemes of arrangement, joint ventures and consortium arrangements, regulatory consent processes including applications to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO), corporate governance matters, management buyouts, corporate restructurings and capital raising (both equity and debt).

Grant offers great accessibility, and is commended for his commerciality, patience, pragmatism and technical legal knowledge.  He maintains a strong reputation for cross-border expertise, with especially notable experience of advising inbound investors on asset portfolio acquisitions.

Grant is described by clients as having "deep knowledge of the market and a good eye for detail" - Legal 500

Grant is also recommended as a leading M&A/corporate lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR1000.

We would like to congratulate Grant on this well-deserved recognition.