Special Counsel, Auckland

Benjamin Sutton

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Benjamin specialises in corporate and commercial law.  He advises clients on a range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital, joint ventures, restructuring, corporate governance, commercial contracting and cross-border matters.  He works with clients in various industries including FMCG, financial services, healthcare, infrastructure, agriculture and rural services, forestry, and manufacturing.

Benjamin regularly provides advice on company and limited partnership structuring, shareholder agreements, investment agreements, distribution agreements, research and development arrangements and various other commercial arrangements.

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Benjamin worked for a London based UK firm, Charles Russell Speechlys.

  • Recommended as a Rising Star by Legal 500

Work highlights

Advising Kingspan Group

on its acquisition of Thermakraft

Advising a bidder

of Natural Pet Food Group

Advising Price Industries

on its investment in Holyoake Industries

Advising Pryde Capital Advisors

on its establishment and launch

Advising La Marzocco Australasia

on various aspects of its expansion in New Zealand

Advising ASX listed Caltex Australia

on its $340m acquisition of fuel operator Gull

Alternate contacts

Grant Dunn

Partner, Auckland

Grant specialises in corporate and commercial law and has over 20 years experience. He previously spent six years with the London…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0636
  • M +64 21 888 812


Amy Goatley

Senior Associate, Auckland

Amy specialises in corporate and commercial law with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures…

  • DDI +64 9 353 2045
  • M +64 21 029 80794


Terence Ng

Partner, Auckland

Terence specialises in banking and finance, corporate and commercial, and property law…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0688
  • M +64 21 281 2688