Senior Associate, Auckland

Matthew Triggs

Matthew Triggs


Matthew specialises in insolvency and enforcement transactions.  He also has experience in restructuring, refinancing and secured lending transactions (both syndicated and bilateral). 

He advises receivers, administrators, liquidators and lenders on insolvency and security realisation transactions.  He also advises domestic and international banks and corporate borrowers on bilateral and multi-lateral facilities (syndicated and club arrangements).

Prior to re-joining Buddle Findlay in 2010, Matthew spent four and a half years working in finance law at Lovells LLP (now Hogan Lovells International LLP) in London with a particular focus on secured trade and pre-export finance.

Work highlights

Advising PwC

as administrators and liquidators of Postie Plus Group

Advising Norske Skog Group

in respect of NZ law security provided in relation to a substantial secured bond issue to refinance maturing bond debt

Advising KordaMentha

as receivers of Tachikawa Forest Products

Advising PwC

as administrators of Waimea Contract Carriers

Advising New Zealand Property Finance Partners

(comprised of Goldman Sachs and Brookfield Asset Management affiliates) in relation to the acquisition and workout of a commercial mortgage portfolio acquired from BOSI

Alternate contacts

David Perry

Partner, Auckland

David specialises in banking and financial services, and restructuring and insolvency law. He represents banks and financial…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7020
  • M +64 21 632 268


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