Senior Solicitor, Auckland

William Wallace-Blakely

William Wallace Blakely (1)



Will specialises in corporate and commercial law with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, shareholder arrangements and corporate governance matters.

Work highlights

Advising Infratil and Brookfield

on their NZ$3.4b deal to acquire Vodafone NZ

Acting for PredictHQ

on its Series A and Series B capital raising rounds with US venture capital funds as lead investors

Advising BurgerFuel

in relation to various listed company matters, including its recent share buyback

Acting for Future Mobility Solutions (Sealegs)

on its 2018 rights issue

Acting for UBS and Deutsche Craigs

as lead managers and underwriters on the NZ$90m Gentrack rights issue

Advising Sky Television

on its acquisition of RugbyPass

Alternate contacts

Nick Bragg

Partner, Auckland

Nick specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience across a broad range of mergers and acquisitions…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0769
  • M +64 21 818 142


Simon Vodanovich

Senior Consultant, Auckland

Simon specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), general corporate advice and the laws and rules regulating New Zealand’s capital m…

  • DDI +64 9 358 7032
  • M +64 21 612 810