Areas of expertise.
Will has extensive experience across a range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition financing and special situations.
Will is ranked by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a “hall of fame” lawyer in banking and finance. He has been named as the New Zealand lawyer of the year for leveraged buyouts multiple times by US directory Best Lawyers. Will is also highly regarded in restructuring and insolvency matters, having been awarded the highest ranking in that practice area by International Financial Law Review. His work over the years on substantial New Zealand restructurings, many involving international banks and funds, has resulted in him being named by UK publication Finance Monthly (twice) as one of the top 100 advisors globally in finance.