Sarah specialises in corporate and commercial law with a broad range of experience in capital markets and securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions and complex commercial contracts.
Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Sarah worked as a transaction director in the capital markets and loan execution team of one of New Zealand's largest banks. Sarah has also spent several years working at another large New Zealand law firm and in both private practice and in-house roles in London.
"Highly proactive, organised and commercial, and a pleasure to work with."
"Sarah is extremely knowledgeable and able to articulate complex legal issues into everyday language to enable the client to make informed decisions. Sarah is personable and fun to work with and her dedication is to be admired."
“Strong attention to detail and a pleasure to work with.”
- Rising star - Capital markets, Corporate and M&A - Asialaw Profiles 2021
- Next generation partner - Legal 500
Advising Infratil and Brookfield
on their $3.4b deal to acquire Vodafone NZ
in relation to its takeover offer (with Mercury) for Tilt Renewables
Advising a bidder
for Shell's c.$1bn upstream oil and gas assets in New Zealand
Acting for Future Mobility Solutions (Sealegs)
on various capital raising matters
Acting for UBS and Deutsche Craigs
as lead managers and underwriters on the $90m Gentrack rights issue
(as arranger and joint lead manager) on various wholesale and retail debt capital markets transactions