Partner, Wellington

Rupert Rouch

Rupert Rouch (1)


Rupert is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate advisory matters.  Rupert is particularly valued as an expert on company law, regularly advising on governance, Companies Act compliance, and helping companies to document and carry out all forms of corporate actions.  He has significant knowledge across all aspects of commercial law, and has specialist capability when it comes to advising incorporated societies and cooperative companies.

Work highlights

Advising One NZ

(formerly Vodafone New Zealand) on the buyout of its JV partner Millennium Corp

Assisting Zespri

in the design and implementation of its shareholder alignment project

Advising Contact Energy

on its acquisition of Simply Energy

Advising Lewis Tucker

in the establishment of the Drylandcarbon Limited Partnership

Advising Pāmu

on its "Spring Sheep" sheep milk joint venture

Assisting Toyota New Zealand

on the implementation of its "Franchise of the Future" program