Jennifer Tunna, Principal, Lowndes, Lowndes Law Firm, Auckland




Jennifer has broad experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, having expanded her legal skill-set significantly since joining Lowndes in 2015.  She has specialist experience in finance, insolvency and restructuring and has been centrally involved with many of the largest and most complex corporate insolvencies in recent times.

Jennifer has over 15 years’ experience with leading firms in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She has significant experience in executing business and asset sales across a range of industry sectors, particularly in distressed situations.

Jennifer is recognised and recommended by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Doyles.

Chambers refers to Jennifer, in relation to her finance expertise as being “well regarded by peers and recognised for her experience advising financial organisations.” In relation to insolvency and restructuring, Jennifer is described as “skilled with extensive experience across the restructuring, insolvency and financing markets, [she] is commended by one source for being ‘responsive, thorough and practical, and a good communicator’. She has assisted on a range of work spanning from receiverships and complex negotiations to securities advice and liquidation.”  She “cuts straight to the chase with very clear and pragmatic advice”.


Main Phone: +64 9 373 3331

Direct Phone: +64 9 373 7281

Mobile: +64 21 810 530


  • LLB (Hons)
  • Member of RITANZ


  • Acting for the receivers of various finance companies including South Canterbury Finance Limited, Bridgecorp and Belgrave Finance Limited
  • Acting for various vendors and purchasers of manufacturing and retail businesses, particularly in the context of insolvent and distressed business sales
  • Acting for various corporate borrowers in financing transactions


Jennifer Tunna is a ‘strong senior associate’ who is well regarded by peers and is recognised for her experience advising financial organisations on high-profile corporate restructurings.

Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide in 2016


  • First ranked in Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide in 2013