international legal services

Impressive international services experience means we can assist you with transactions in any country of the world

Our Firm has completed many cross-border commercial transactions throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa.

We act for foreign companies and individuals in their business dealings in New Zealand, and for New Zealand parties operating overseas.

We are the New Zealand commercial law and real estate member Firm of IR Global, a global network of over 300 professional services Firms in over 150 countries who are able to provide expert local advice on international business transactions including:

  • Off-shore sales, mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions and new business start-ups
  • International licensing arrangements and technology (i.e. Internet, world wide web) issues
  • Import/Export Regulations
  • Financial planning and international taxation, asset management and investment
  • International competition, insurance and trust laws
  • Off-shore property investment and business transactions

Being a leading member of IR Global is an invaluable way to support our clients. By being able to provide unrivalled international connections and knowledge, or clients can make informed decisions about their international transactions.


International Services Highlights

International business purchase
Advising a leading Australian supplier of hydraulics equipment and services on expanding its business into New Zealand, then acting on its purchase of a leading NZ hydraulics services operation, including dealing with complex business naming rights and all employment issues arising from the business purchase

International commercial arrangements
Acted for a leading provider of sports TV and Internet-based animation technologies, in numerous international commercial arrangements, including myriad capital-raising and private equity ventures, supply contracts with America’s Cup Inc., The World Rally Championship, The Formula 1 Championship, Manchester United Football Club, US PGA Golf and The Volvo Ocean Race, providing on-going management of the VS Group’s intellectual property portfolio and providing all corporate legal advice.

For an international business lawyer specialist contact Mark Copeland Lawyers today on 07 345 9050 or email us.