Kirsten specialises in corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, commercial contracts, commercial property and statutory and regulatory compliance.
Kirsten has advised:
receivers and liquidators of various business on the sale and realisation of assets
a number of clients with financing and security arrangements from both a lending and borrowing perspective, including compliance with relevant consumer legislation and in respect of the effect of and compliance with the financial advisers regime
various clients, including Dairy Holdings, Meridian Energy and Silver Fern Farms on the sale of commercial and rural properties by way of tender, auction and private treaty
Jade Software Corporation (NZ) Limited on its international software and service arrangements for its port logistics product
the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on its long-term project to meet New Zealand’s obligations as a member of the International Energy Agency by tendering for companies to hold petroleum reserves for the Government in various jurisdictions, and
the Earthquake Commission with various co-funding arrangements with a number of New Zealand Universities, and advising on its long-term, multi-million dollar supply, maintenance and management contractual arrangement for the nationwide geological hazards monitoring system known as “GeoNet”.