We are delighted to announce Mark Lowndes’ nomination as a finalist in the 2018 New Zealand Law Awards Managing Partner of the Year <100 category.
Mark Lowndes was privileged to be Admitted to the Freedom of the City of London. The ceremony, which dates back to at least 1237 is largely of historical significance and enabled members to carry out their trade or craft in the Square Mile that is the City of London.
Lowndes’ Carbon Credit invested in NZ’s Future. Lowndes is proud to be part of a group of organisations helping carbon sequestration and encouraging improvements in biodiversity, water quality and erosion control in the area.
VALUABLE ADVICE from Workshop 3 | Climate Change: What are the Opportunities and Challenges for Business in the Coming Decade?
Our final Business Intelligence Series breakfast workshop of 2018 highlighted that accelerated climate change is tied to commercial and industrial activity that paid little or no attention to its environmental impacts, and that society, investors, stakeholders and younger generations are paying more attention to businesses’ environmental performance and their ethical dimension.
Sophie, year 12 student from Marist College, visits Lowndes for the day and finds it a rewarding experience.
VALUABLE ADVICE from Workshop 2 | Current Capital and Growth Opportunities, and How to Work Towards Realising Capital
Speakers at this Business Intelligence discussion were charged with identifying capital and growth options for SMEs, and the key issues for owners to consider. Among them, choosing between a public listing, seeking private equity or other financial investors, or trade sale.
Lowndes has had another successful year recognised by the four major international directories in 2018.
In June 2018 Lowndes Community Contribution team collected donations of blankets, duvets and other winter warmers for Give a Kid a Blanket. When delivering the donated items, we had the privilege of meeting Donna Turtle Sarten & Bernie Harfleet. This amazing couple have run the Give a Kid a Blanket campaign since 2015 as part of their social-political art practice.
Jennifer Tunna, Principal at Lowndes, discusses the Government’s discussion paper which proposes a new regime for unravelling Ponzi-scheme-specific arm to New Zealand’s statutory insolvency regime.
VALUABLE ADVICE from Workshop 1 | Prioritising a Conscience – Why Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Matter to New Zealand Businesses
The first Business Intelligence Workshop for 2018 tackled these issues with surprising results. Not least of all for the candour with which speakers addressed corporate performance in this area.