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Greer Fredricson
Senior Associate

Corporate & commercial

A corporate and commercial law specialist, Greer provides structuring and general commercial advice for a range of clients including iwi entities and charities. She was recently appointed as the firm's Community Director, alongside her role as Senior Associate. 

Greer advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including general contracting, governance advice and structuring generally, with a particular emphasis on the use, documentation and establishment of limited partnerships.

Her expertise in limited partnerships developed from work she did early in her career, assisting in the preparation of the independent expert report to the Commerce Select Committee on the Limited Partnerships Bill and a subsequent chapter on limited partnerships for the Laws of New Zealand.

With her expertise in limited partnerships, Greer regularly presents on the topic at conferences and events including being one of the lecturers of the iwi corporate governance and corporate transactions courses taught at The University of Auckland Law School. She is also a member of our Māori Legal Group, Te Waka Ture.

As the Community Director, she is a key catalyst for driving our community strategy forward and will continue to play a key role in maintaining our relationship with our community partners.

Recent highlights

  • Advised Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation on various private equity, investment, joint venture and governance matters.
  • Helped a large New Zealand corporate on its shipping and logistics arrangements, including joint ventures.
  • Advised AMP on various transactions including its merger with AXA Asia Pacific Holdings and the sale of AMP Life to Resolution Life, as well as general contracting and governance matters.
  • Worked with Waikato-Tainui Te Kauhanganui Incorporated, including helping with governance issues.
  • Assisted various iwi entities and charities on structuring, governance, charitable and public benefit issues.
  • Advised LanzaTech on its recent capital raisings including its US$60m capital raising, awarded "Cap Raise of the Year" in Biofuels Digest's Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015.

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Te Waka Ture assists Ngāpuhi invest in one of NZ's largest soft berryfruit growing operations

A joint venture, led by the investment arm of Ngāpuhi, partnering with Northland grower Maungatapere Berries and Far North District Council, will develop a sustainability-focused, high-tech hydroponics berryfruit operation.

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Certified commitment to environmental sustainability

We meet the requirements of Toitū's carbonreduce® certification programme, having measured our GHG emissions. We are committed to managing and reducing our carbon footprint.

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Impact investment poised for lift off

​Increasing investor interest, evolving data capability and rapid advances in markets are aligning to create the conditions for a growth surge in impact investment in New Zealand.

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Iwi business flourishing – more benefits for members

The Māori economy has powered beyond $50b and business-savvy iwi are now extending their investment into more social initiatives that directly benefit iwi members.

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