|Banking and Finance||Murray King|
"Bell Gully has really good partners and senior associates, who can get work back to you really quickly. Overall, very impressive."|
"Their extensive network within the business community is an asset to progressing opportunities in the New Zealand market."
Market-leading practice, widely recognised for its work in relation to high-profile M&A transactions. Also sought out for its highly acclaimed litigation capability. |
"They've been just brilliant. You feel they are at the forefront of policy and best practice, particularly within the corporate sphere."|
"With Bell Gully you usually get an answer within 24 hours, and at least some kind of response even sooner."
|Dispute Resolution||Ralph Simpson
"Excellent from an accessibility point of view: we very rarely struggle to get hold of them, and when we do, someone phones you back very quickly."|
"Widely thought of as one of the best teams in the country."
"They take the time to listen to what we're really after and then tailor their approach accordingly. And they also keep us informed of issues along the way; they won't let something hang unresolved."|
"They give you practical, commercial advice rather than just tell you the law."
|Energy & Natural Resources (including Environment and Resource Management)||Chris Gordon
"A meticulous team, focused on delivery to the client."|
"Bell Gully seeks to provide solutions that work from a practical and commercial perspective."
"When we need someone to act on the big-ticket issues we will use Bell Gully."|
"The Bell Gully service is outstanding; they work around our timeframe, provide commercial and strategic advice, and have really earned our trust."
|Intellectual Property||Alan Ringwood
"They are excellent: they're very reliable and they just get on with it."|
|Public Law||Simon Watt|
"They are extremely strong technically but they are also extremely pragmatic."|
"I have a great deal of confidence in their ability."
|Real Estate||Andrew Petersen|
"Nothing is too early, nothing is too late and nothing is too hard to do for Bell Gully."|
|Restructuring & Insolvency||Murray Tingey|
"The team's restructuring advice is very supportive of a commercial outcome."|
"I can't think of a time when I couldn't get hold of them; they're very customer-focused. I also like the fact that they have managed to keep most of their people, which is important for us as we like to build relationships."|
"It has high standards of professionalism and work output. The work is done to a very high standard, well researched, and the arguments extremely well presented."
|TMT||Dean Oppenhuis ||
"We'd pick out Bell Gully as one of the leaders in this practice area. Certainly Band 1."|