Chapman Tripp ranked top tier by IFLR1000

​Chapman Tripp has once again received the highest ranking possible in the latest IFLR1000 Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms.

Chapman Tripp is ranked tier one for all practice areas covered by the guide in New Zealand: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Restructuring and Insolvency.

IFLR1000 is an international legal guide to top law firms advising on international corporate finance matters. Its inclusion and ranking of firms and leading lawyers is based on research including interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel in global business and finance centres.

​Practice area ​Leading lawyers / Rising stars ​IFLR1000 2014 says:

Banking & finance

Tier 1 ranking

John Sproat

​Emma Sutcliffe (Rising star)

"Chapman Tripp has a highly regarded banking and finance practice with some notable leading lawyers in this field. As one of the 'go to' firms for complex transactions, its expertise covers structured finance, acquisition finance, securitisation, asset backed finance and mezzanine financing."

"Mark Reese is recognised by peers as a notable practitioner."

Capital markets

Tier 1 ranking

​John Sproat

John Strowger

Ross Pennington

Roger Wallis

"The hugely experienced and highly successful capital markets practice has worked on many significant public offerings in New Zealand."

"The debt capital practice gets the greater recognition due to the very experienced Ross Pennington and John Sproat, who undoubtedly are New Zealand's leading debt capital market practitioners. A peer speaks highly of Pennington saying, "Ross is strong in debt capital markets and has been heavily involved in the FMC Bill submissions"."

Mergers & acquisitions

Tier 1 ranking

​Barry Brown

John Strowger

Tim Tubman

"Chapman Tripp's M&A team has a strong reputation for advising in the agribusiness sector."

"Tim Tubman has been described as "very business and commercially focused" by one client."

​Restructuring & insolvency

Tier 1 ranking

​Michael Anderson

Michael Arthur

Michael Harper

"Michael Arthur is widely recognised as one of New Zealand's leading lawyers in this field."

"It is one of the firms of choice for clients with a proven history in voluntary administration, receivership and distressed debt and representation of all the major insolvency firms."

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