Georgina Toomey

Practice Group Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Business Structuring
  • Corporate and Commercial

Georgina is the General Manager for LegalVision New Zealand and a Practice Group Leader, specialising in corporate and commercial law. She has significant experience having previously worked in the specialist corporate teams at a number of top-tier firms in New Zealand, and acting for clients in a variety of industries.

Georgina has particular expertise in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, business structuring and shareholding arrangements, and acts for startups, SMEs and corporate clients. Georgina also regularly advises on Companies Act, NZX and securities law compliance, as well as having experience advising on foreign investment into New Zealand and broader commercial law matters. Georgina works closely with other LegalVision practice areas to ensure her clients receive appropriate and specialist advice in regard to all key aspects of their business.

Outside the office, Georgina can be found enjoying New Zealand’s backcountry either mountain biking, trail running or skiing.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Auckland.

Professional memberships: Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association Inc, Institute of Directors New Zealand (MInstD).

Expertise

Business Sale and Purchase

Assisting clients to buy or sell their business.

Business Structuring

Assisting clients to set up companies or alternative business structures, and build template key legal documents for the operation of their business.

Corporate and Commercial

Drafting, advising on, negotiating and finalising shareholders’ agreements, joint venture arrangements, and business sale and purchase agreements.

Assisting private companies to raise capital.

Advising both public and private companies on their New Zealand company and securities law compliance obligations.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Innovation Award 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Award 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2020 Financial Times Award 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2022 Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards