Will Tipping

Will Tipping

Partner since 2007.

Areas of expertise.

– Banking & Finance
– Special Situations & Restructuring
– Structured Finance & Securitisation
– Private Equity & Venture Capital


LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Canterbury

International experience.

Clifford Chance (Hong Kong) 2001 – 2003


ddi: +64 9 921 6074
mob: +64 29 921 6074


Will has extensive experience across a range of banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition financing and special situations.

Will has been recognised by the Legal 500 as a leading individual in banking and finance and by the International Financial Law Review as highly regarded. Will has also been recognised by the Best Lawyers in New Zealand for banking and finance, finance and leveraged buyouts, and as a leading lawyer for restructuring and insolvency by Asialaw.

Recent Transactions.

  • Acting for the banking syndicate in relation to Navis Capital’s acquisition of Mainland Poultry Limited.
  • ANZ and Westpac in relation to Oceania Healthcare’s initial public offering.
  • ASB on CHAMP's acquisition of Strait Shipping.
  • The banking syndicate on PEP’s acquisition of ACG Colleges.
  • The banking syndicate on Affinity’s refinance of Tegel.
  • Various financiers on aircraft deliveries to Air New Zealand.