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Lowndes’ expertise recognized in Legal 500 2016

March 2016


Lowndes is delighted to once again be acknowledged by the Legal500 in 2016. We are very pleased that many of our Practice Areas received recognition including Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency. We were also ‘Recommended’ for our Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property and Real Estate and Construction Practice Areas.

We received particular recognition this year for our Banking and Finance practice area, where our eight-lawyer team were said to provide ‘very precise advice and good value for money’.

Michael McCarthy was recognized as dealing with one of the largest shipping matters seen in New Zealand in a range of multimillion-dollar disputes.

Further comments from the Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Area state Auckland-based Lowndes ‘majors on restructuring and operates at a high level’, with Mike Whale recognised as a ‘leading individual’ amongst the market’s most experienced lawyers.

We were particularly pleased that our Dispute Resolution team was described as “smart and pragmatic” – it confirms that our focus on clients commercial outcomes really makes a difference.

We are very excited to see what the future has in store for us in terms of recognition from respected directories.


To find more out how Lowndes can support you, contact Managing Partner Mark Lowndes at [email protected] or +64 9 373 7286 / +64 21 921 323.

 Lowndes is an award winning corporate and commercial law firm with offices in the heart of Auckland and Wellington.  The firm serves local and international companies and investors doing business in New Zealand.

 We are recognised for our technical expertise and exceptional client service including high levels of responsiveness and reliability, accessibility of our lawyers, and an unwavering focus on what matters – our clients’ commercial outcomes.