Sacha Oudyn

Special Counsel - Corporate

Sacha is a Special Counsel in the corporate team at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.  His practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters, including advising on cross border transactions, shareholder arrangements, private equity deals, complex restructurings, joint ventures and transactions involving SMEs.

Sacha is an expert in the use of transaction risk insurance in corporate transactions. He frequently acts for leading insurers that offer this product in the New Zealand marketplace.

As well as being a corporate lawyer, Sacha has more than 15 years’ of tax experience and has regularly advised clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, acquisition structuring and financing arrangements, capital markets transactions and partnership tax.

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Professional background


  • 1999, New Zealand


  • LLM (Merit), Victoria University of Wellington
  • LLB, BMS, University of Waikato


  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Tax


  • Ranked as a Next Generation Partner – Tax, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific