Deal making skills highlighted at Australasian Law Awards 2019

Top firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ skills for negotiating New Zealand’s most complex deals have again been highlighted in this year’s Australasian Law Awards.

The Australasian Law Awards recognise leading law firms and in-house teams in Australia and New Zealand for their outstanding achievements.

A finalist for New Zealand Deal Firm of the Year and Dealmaker of the Year categories, affirms MinterEllisonRuddWatts position in the local market, and reputation for delivering excellent outcomes for its clients.

Corporate Partner Silvana Schenone is challenging the Dealmaker of the Year category for the third consecutive year.

Leading the firm’s Auckland Corporate Division and sitting on the Takeovers Panel, Silvana was awarded Highly Commended for the category on 2017. She is sought after by blue chip and international clients for her confident approach to deal making and pragmatism.

Silvana had another outstanding year, advising businesses like Zespri, CITIC Capital, CSR, Synlait Milk, NZ Merino, South British Capital and Go Bus on their largest transactions and proposals.

The winners of the Australasian Law Awards will be announced in Sydney on 23 May.

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