Sarah specialises in corporate finance.
Sarah is experienced in advising banks and corporates on compliance with New Zealand’s consumer credit law regime.
She also advises various banks, corporates and state-owned enterprises on a range of issues in the corporate finance, acquisition finance, structured finance, securitisation, and general banking fields.
Sarah joined Chapman Tripp in 2004 and has over 12 years’ legal experience.
Sarah has advised:
- a New Zealand bank on the implications and implementation of the reform of the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) and the introduction of the regime for unfair contract terms
- ASB on the update of its EMTN programme
- various companies on CCCFA and Fair Trading Act compliance
- a New Zealand bank on the establishment and operation of various residential mortgage-backed securitisation arrangements
- a New Zealand bank in relation to updates of its offshore capital markets programmes
- a New Zealand bank in relation to its offshore covered bond issuances
- Orion New Zealand on its funding arrangements
- on a range of facility agreements, security agreements and inter-creditor agreements, and
- BNZ on its submission on the draft Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Bill.