Partner, Auckland

David Perry

David Perry (4)


David specialises in banking and financial services, and restructuring and insolvency law.

He represents banks and financial institutions in the areas of general transactional banking, syndications, structured finance and structured property finance.  His advisory practice includes acting for financial institutions and other credit providers on personal property and consumer credit law.

David advises domestic and foreign banks, insolvency professionals, corporate trustees, Crown entities and other organisations on restructures, workouts and on the full range of insolvency assignments.  He is a regular presenter at conferences domestically and internationally and is at the vanguard of insolvency law reform in New Zealand.  He is a contributing author to New Zealand's leading insolvency law reference text Heath and Whale on Insolvency.

  • Restructuring Turnaround and Insolvency Association of New Zealand (Past-Chairman, Committee Member and inaugural Life Member)
  • INSOL International (immediate past-Director (NZ), Member)
  • Banking and Financial Services Law Association (Member)

Work highlights

Advising PwC

as administrators of Postie Plus

Advising the Abano Group

on its trans-Tasman corporate borrowing programme

Advising McGrathNicol

as receivers of Pacific T&R

Advising the Banking Syndicate

on the financing programme for the Todd Property Group and the Todd Wine Group

Advising KordaMentha

as receivers of VNC Cocktails

Advising NZGT

as Security Trustee for the Mediaworks Senior Lenders

Alternate contacts

Scott Barker

Partner, Wellington

Scott specialises in litigation and insolvency law. He advises both private and public sector clients…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7349
  • M +64 21 822 929


Scott Abel

Partner, Auckland

Scott specialises in insolvency and debt restructuring, corporate and secured finance, and specialist personal property security and…

  • DDI +64 9 357 9387
  • M +64 21 229 1488