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Kelly McFadzienKelly McFadzien

Kelly McFadzien

Kelly McFadzien

Partner

T:+64 9 357 9278

E:kelly.mcfadzien@chapmantripp.com

F:+64 9 357 9099

Location:Auckland

Qualifications:

BA, LLB (Hons), University of Auckland

Admitted:

2004, New Zealand

Services

Kelly specialises in corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on intellectual property, transactions and projects involving technology, infrastructure and outsourcing.

Kelly advises a wide range of clients across a variety of industries and returned to Chapman Tripp in 2010 after working for Baker & McKenzie in Hong Kong.  While in Hong Kong, Kelly was part of a team providing preliminary advice to clients across a variety of industries in relation to the licensing, marketing and distribution of goods and services in China and across the Asia-Pacific region, in addition to providing advice on technology and telecommunication transactions and issues.

Kelly is recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016.

Recent experience

Kelly’s experience includes advising:

  • a financial services provider on the technology transitional services arrangements associated with the proposed acquisition of a consumer finance business with loan portfolio of approximately US$1b
  • a funds management provider on the outsourcing of its back office functions
  • an insurance provider on the separation of its technology contracts and the negotiation of various vendor services and supply agreements
  • a Hong Kong based company in relation to the licensing of recipes and formulations from, and joint development of new products with, a French/Japanese patisserie for use in franchised stores across Asia
  • a global textiles manufacturer on the licensing of branding, product specifications and know-how to various downstream manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific region
  • the Bitzer Group on the establishment and operation of a brand, product design, repair and system licensing regime in the Asia-Pacific region
  • a luxury department store on its brand and store design licences with high fashion houses for standalone stores and “store in stores” in Hong Kong, China and Macau
  • a global telecommunications provider on a variety of project and contractual issues including regulatory issues in relation to the provision of network and other services in various jurisdictions
  • IT vendors and customers in Hong Kong and in New Zealand on a range of contractual and major IT project issues including licensing, procurement of services, consumer and regulatory issues
  • a major theme park on various internet and privacy related issues in relation to the operation of the theme park’s website and day to day operations
  • PepsiCo Inc. on its acquisition of Bluebird Foods from Burns Philp for NZ$245m, and 
  • various clients in the health sector on a range of matters including supply and distribution agreements, public procurement agreements and clinical trial agreements.