Senior Associate, Auckland

Jessica Wilsher



Jessica specialises in corporate and commercial law.  Her broad practice includes drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts relating to supply and procurement, and project development.  Jessica also advises on business sale and purchase transactions, as well as corporate governance, company law, and other related legislative compliance.  

Jessica regularly advises a number of public and private sector clients including Z Energy, The University of Auckland, New Zealand Blood Service, and Panuku Development Auckland on commercial contracts, acquisitions, divestments, procurement processes and supply arrangements.  Jessica recently completed a secondment at Auckland Council.

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Jessica practiced at a corporate and commercial boutique law firm, where she also gained broad experience in complementary areas of law such as intellectual property, employment, and banking and finance.

Work highlights

Advising Z Energy 2015 (formerly Chevron New Zealand)

in connection with its New Zealand legal requirements including commercial contracting, supply agreements with its retail network and sale and purchase transactions

Advising Geneva Healthcare

on business acquisitions and the sale of Geneva Healthcare and related companies to Healthcare NZ

Advising Panuku Development Auckland

in relation to waterspace and community facilities, and drafting related contracts

Advising The University of Auckland

on contracts for the supply and procurement of goods and services

Advising Auckland Council

on contracts for the supply and procurement of goods and services, and grant funding agreements

Advising corporate and commercial clients

on company formations, corporate structures and restructures, and company administration matters


Alternate contacts

David Thomson

David Thomson

Partner, Auckland
Board of Management

David specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures…

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Lisette Hood

Lisette Hood

Partner, Auckland

Lisette specialises in corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on commercial contracting, corporate governance and merge…

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  • M +64 27 220 5123


Andy Martin

Andy Martin

Senior Associate, Auckland

Andy specialises in corporate and commercial law. He advises on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and consortiums…

  • DDI +64 9 363 1031
  • M +64 21 488 088