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Russell Weir

Russell Weir

Senior Solicitor

M:+64 21 107 2873

T:+64 9 357 9251


F:+64 9 357 9099



LLB(Hons)/BA, Otago University




Russell is a member of our Corporate practice, specialising in corporate and securities law.  He advises clients on all aspects of securities transactions, capital raisings, property syndications, listed company compliance, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate law issues.

In 2015, he returned to Chapman Tripp from London where he worked in-house at the Bank of England. 


Russell has advised:

  • public issuers on the preparation and maintenance of their offering documents, previously under the Securities Act and now under the Financial Markets Conduct Act
  • entities on a range of issues associated with proposed mergers and acquisitions
  • Augusta Funds Management on all aspects of its property syndications, and
  • Evolution Healthcare on its acquisition of Acurity Health Group and sale of Boulcott Hospital.