Anderson Lloyd in latest Asia Pacific Legal 500 rankings

12 Nov 15

Anderson Lloyd has been recommended in seven practice areas in the 2015 Asia Pacific Legal 500 guide.

The firm was recognised in: banking and finance, corporate and M&A, dispute resolution, environment, projects and resource management, real estate and construction, and restructuring and insolvency.  Nine Anderson Lloyd partners were also recognised as either ‘leading individuals’ or ‘recommended lawyers’.

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 is an independent guide and research is based on extensive surveys and interviews conducted with lawyers and clients each year.

Banking and finance

Leading individual: Geoff Busch

Recommended lawyers: David Goodman, Ben Johnston

‘Highly rated and proactive firm’ that provides ‘excellent service with advice that is easy to digest’

Geoff Busch is ‘highly experienced’ and ‘a leading light in Auckland’, and Ben Johnston and David Goodman are ‘well regarded by South Island bankers’. 

Corporate and M&A

Recommended lawyers: Chris Bargery, Warwick Deuchrass, David Goodman

‘Auckland-based Chris Bargery, who joined Anderson Lloyd from Russell McVeagh, leads a seven-partner team.’

David Goodman is ‘calm and collected’ and ‘a great advocate’,  and Warwick Deuchrass is ‘extremely able’



Recommended lawyers: Maree Baker-Galloway, Jen Crawford, Stephen Christensen

Anderson Lloyd’s team, led by Maree Baker-Galloway, is ‘one of the best around, reliable and consistent, a safe pair of hands’

Stephen Christensen is ‘clear, articulate and always understands complex technical details’

Projects and resource management

Recommended lawyers: Stephen Christensen, Jen Crawford, David Holden

David Holden is ‘a step above other PPP lawyers’

Jen Crawford and the ‘exceedingly approachable’ Stephen Christensen are both recommended


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