Partner, Christchurch

Jan Etwell

Jan Etwell



Jan specialises in banking and finance, commercial and company law.  She has particular experience in regulatory compliance including financial markets and conduct, financial advisers, personal property securities, anti-money laundering and credit contracts legislation.  Her experience includes acting as instructing solicitor and providing credit recovery advice to New Zealand and overseas banks and financial institutions and acting for corporates on a wide range of commercial transactions.  She also has experience acting on residential and commercial property transactions.

Her clients include most of the major banks, finance companies, local authorities and private sector companies.

  • Member of the Commercial & Property Law Committee of the Canterbury District Law Society
  • Member of the Insolvency Special Interest Group (NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants)
  • Member of RITANZ

Work highlights

Advising various financiers

on the changes to the credit contracts legislation

Acting for ANZ Bank New Zealand and Bank of New Zealand

on various projects relating to the Christchurch rebuild

Advising Central Plains Irrigation

on its stage 1 financing

Acting for Bank of New Zealand

on the receivership of a high profile group of companies

Acting for Southland Building Society

on its securitisation programme

Advising various corporate clients

in relation to debt and capital raising under the new securities legislation

Alternate contacts

Rebecca Green

Special Counsel, Christchurch

Rebecca specialises in financial markets regulation, including in relation to Financial Markets Conduct Act disclosure and compliance…

  • DDI +64 3 371 3560
  • M +64 21 213 7131