Partner, Auckland

Board of Management

David Thomson

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Profile

David specialises in corporate and commercial law.  His broad practice includes business acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures and shareholding arrangements, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, company law advice and franchises.

David has transactional experience across a wide range of industry sectors.

David advises a number of multi-national companies in respect of their New Zealand businesses, including Philips, Aon, Henkel, De'Longhi, DKSH, Crawford, and United Parcel Service.

David also regularly advises a number of public sector clients including Auckland Council, Panuku Development Auckland, The University of Auckland, New Zealand Blood Service, the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board, and Massey University Foundation.

 



Work highlights

Advising the shareholders of the Smartrak group

of companies in Australasia on their sale of the group to Constellation Software

Advising the management team of PFIM

on the internalisation of the management of Property for Industry

Advising Panuku Development Auckland and Auckland Council

in relation to the 100 year joint venture with Selwyn Foundation relating to the housing portfolio for older persons, creating the new business Haumaru Auckland

Advising Sky Television

on its proposed NZ$3.4b acquisition of Vodafone New Zealand

Advising Panuku Development Auckland

in relation to Westhaven Marina and Hobson West Marina issues including all aspects of implementation of the Westhaven Plan and a range of other marina related projects

Advising Itoham

on its increased investment in ANZCO Foods

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Alternate contacts

Simon Vodanovich

Simon Vodanovich

Partner, Auckland

Simon specialises in corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and the laws relating to financial markets conduct. He advises on...

  • DDI +64 9 358 7032
  • M +64 21 612 810

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Lisette Hood

Lisette Hood

Partner, Auckland

Lisette specialises in corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on commercial contracting, corporate legal advice to...

  • DDI +64 9 358 7037
  • M +64 27 220 5123

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Nick Bragg

Nick Bragg

Partner, Auckland

Nick specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience across a broad range of mergers and acquisitions...

  • DDI +64 9 363 0769
  • M +64 21 818 142

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