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David is a banking and finance expert. His transactions expertise extends to acting for banks and financial institutions in the areas of corporate finance, structured and structured property finance, syndications and debt acquisitions. His advisory practice includes acting for financial institutions and other credit providers on personal property and consumer credit law.
David advises domestic and foreign banks, insolvency professionals and other organisations on restructures, workouts and on the full range of insolvency assignments. He is a regular presenter at conferences domestically and internationally and is at the vanguard of insolvency law reform in New Zealand. He is a contributing author to New Zealand’s leading insolvency law reference text Heath and Whale on Insolvency.
David is past Chair of INSOL New Zealand and is currently New Zealand’s nominated director on the board of INSOL International, an association of more than 9,000 of the world’s leading restructuring professionals.
Insolvency Law Practice:
We are able to offer insolvency law services leveraged off regional knowledge and national networks. Our clients include the major players in the insolvency marketplace: PricewaterhouseCoopers, KordaMentha, Deloitte, McGrath+Nicol and Grant Thornton. We advise a wide range of financial institutions on a regular basis, assisting them with recovery and restructuring work. We also advise government departments on policy and legal issues and statute drafting.
A significant part of the team’s work involves acting for banks and trustee corporations in relation to borrowing groups and public issuers whose financing facilities need to be restructured as a result of their poor financial condition. This often involves a substantial corporate restructure of the borrowing group. Since in most cases these types of restructure are successful, the details of the parties involved must necessarily remain confidential.
Buddle Findlay has been providing legal services for 119 years. Buddle Findlay represents the merger in 1982 of Wellington firms Buddle Anderson Kent & Co (with a heritage dating back to 1895 with the founding of Buller & Anderson) and Findlay Hoggard Richmond & Co (dating back to 1899 with the founding of Findlay Dalziell & Co). An Auckland office was established in 1986 and strengthened through mergers with the Auckland firm of Malloy Moody & Greville and with the commercial department of Holmden Horrocks & Co. A Christchurch office was added by merging with Brookman Stock in 1989.