Consultant, Auckland

Shane Johnstone

Shane Johnstone (1)

Profile

Shane has more than 25 years' experience in banking, finance, structured finance (including securitisations) and securities law.  He has particular experience in advising licensed trustee companies in all areas of the corporate trustee role, including retail, wholesale, listed and unlisted debt issues, establishing and administering managed investment schemes and securitisation structures.  Shane also assisted the Trustee Corporations Association of New Zealand with their submissions on the new Trusts Act 2019.  For three years (up to November 2021) Shane moved into the challenging world of corporate governance and the role of Company Secretary at Bank of New Zealand, during which time he qualified as a chartered company secretary.

Shane was previously at Buddle Findlay for 23 years (including five years as a partner) and from late 2021 has returned to what he describes as his work 'home'.



Work highlights

Advising the trustee

on the establishment and administration of the ASB investment funds

Advising the trustee and security trustee

on the establishment and administration of various non-bank lender residential mortgage securitisation structures

Acting for the trustee and security trustee

in relation to a motor vehicle receivables securitisation structure

Acting for the bond trustee

in relation to bond issues by a listed property trust

Acting for the supervisor

on the establishment of a Sharia law compliant KiwiSaver scheme

Advising the Trustee Corporations Association of New Zealand

in relation to their submissions regarding the Trusts Act 2019



Alternate contacts

David Perry

Partner, Auckland

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

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Scott Abel

Partner, Auckland

Scott specialises in insolvency and debt restructuring, corporate and secured finance, and specialist personal property security and…

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Paul Farrugia

Partner, Auckland
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Paul specialises in banking and finance law and has a broad range of experience in domestic and cross-border financings with an emphasi…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7042
  • M +64 21 763 476

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