Partner, Auckland

Tony Wilkinson

Tony Wilkinson


Tony has a highly regarded practice acting for public and private sector clients.  He is the lead tax advisor for Buddle Findlay’s most significant corporate clients and as such is heavily involved in corporate restructurings and acquisitions, tax disputes, inbound and outbound investments and Customs and Excise duty matters.

Tony also has significant experience in tax disputes and negotiations with the Commissioner, and regularly advises the New Zealand government.

He is well known as a public speaker and has presented on a number of tax issues for the New Zealand Law Society and New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Work highlights

Advising Kinetic

on its acquisition of Go-Bus

Advising Chevron

on the disposal of downstream petroleum assets to Z Energy

Advising Z Energy

on the acquisition of downstream petroleum assets from Shell

Advising Caltex Australia

on the acquisition of Gull NZ

Advising on Wiri Oil Services

excise duty dispute

Advising Sky Television

on its proposed merger with Vodafone

Alternate contacts

Fiona Heiford

Special Counsel, Wellington

Fiona specialises in tax with particular expertise in commercial transactions…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0945
  • M +64 21 146 0906