Oliver Roberts


Oliver specialises in corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on overseas investments, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. He acts for clients in a broad range of industries including agriculture, forestry, technology, manufacturing and services sectors.

Oliver’s expertise includes inward investment and investor migration to New Zealand, Overseas Investment Office applications, Limited Partnerships, company acquisitions and disposals, corporate structuring, employee share schemes, venture capital and private equity transactions, agency and distribution agreements, start-up ventures and corporate recovery.

He also advises private clients on trust and estate planning.

Recent highlights

  • Craigmore Farming – acting on the acquisition, establishment and management of farms and forestry in New Zealand.
  • Overseas Investment Office applications by significant foreign investors.
  • Limited Partnerships  – advice on establishment and investment.
  • Forestry – acquisition of forestry assets and ETS participation.



Oliver's insights

Forestry and the ETS: Clearing the fog

22 November 2023

Overseas Investment (Forestry) Amendment Act 2022 passes final reading

21 September 2022

Limited Partnerships in New Zealand

19 May 2015

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