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Outstanding’ achievements for Lowndes in Asialaw Profiles 2016


March 2016


Proudly, Lowndes has once again been ranked as a leading firm in New Zealand in the AsiaLaw Profiles 2016 guide. We received highly regarded rankings in our Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency and Shipping, Maritime and Aviation practices which were recognized as ‘Outstanding’.

Similarly, our Corporate and M/A practice was recognized as ‘Highly Recommended’ and the following practice areas were also recognised by the directory: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate, Financial Services, Insurance, Intellectual Property, IT, Telco & Media, Labour & Employment, Private Equity and Project Finance.

Lowndes lawyers were praised by a client for being “competent, experienced and professional in their response to each situation”.

We are very pleased the directory acknowledged a number of Lowndes Lawyers, especially founder Mark Lowndes, as a ‘leading lawyer’ in the Corporate/M&A practice area. He has been remarked by one client as having “a very strong service ethos which supports his legal advice, both practical and technical”.

Dispute resolution partner Michael McCarthy was recognised as one of the leading shipping lawyers, advising on New Zealand’s largest shipping disaster, the sinking of the Rena, and numerous other complex shipping and transport matters.

Highly experienced consultant Mike Whale, also a “leading lawyer” has more than 35 years of experience in the Restructuring and Insolvency field. A lawyer, accountant and company director, he is viewed by his peers as “the stand out restructuring and insolvency practitioner in New Zealand.


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.