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David PattersonDavid Patterson

David Patterson

David Patterson


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BCA, Victoria University of Wellington LLB (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington LLM, Harvard University


1983, New Zealand


David specialises in the structuring of commercial transactions and taxation law, with a focus on corporate and international taxation.

He has a proven track record over 25 years of law practice:
  • as a leader and member of legal and multi disciplinary teams on complex projects that have been delivered on time and to client requirements, and
  • in commercial and tax structuring and financing of a wide range of commercial arrangements and their negotiation and documentation.
David was a partner at an Australasian law firm for 20 years, before joining Chapman Tripp as a consultant in 2010. He is recommended by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016.