Sally Yang
Lawyer
Gonzalo Castro
Consultant
Nimrod Amanuel
Lawyer
Henry Mitchell
Law Graduate
Jiashu Wang
Law Graduate
Rachel Stower
Lawyer
Chris Lin
Lawyer
Eamonn Carpenter
Lawyer

Maggie Chang

Partner

Maggie is known for her unrelenting enthusiasm for her work and knack for providing pragmatic and commercial solutions to the complex legal issues faced by her clients. Maggie believes in working collaboratively to achieve results-orientated solutions for her clients.

Maggie has significant experience in the corporate and commercial sphere, specialising particularly in the fast-paced world of M&A, venture capital investments and private equity transactions. Maggie has worked across a broad range of industries, having practised in top tier law firms in Australia and New Zealand, as well as an in-house stint in the pharmaceutical industry. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Maggie was previously a Senior Associate at New Zealand firm, Anderson Creagh Lai, which joined Hamilton Locke in January 2023, with the establishment of Hamilton Locke New Zealand.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Corporate Advisory.

 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Auckland
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) – University of Auckland
  • Maggie is admitted in New Zealand and Australia.
 
SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Advising the merger of IT recruitment agencies Potentia and Crew Technology Recruitment.
  • Advising Evergreen NZ Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Evergreen International NZ, LLC, on its proposed acquisition of ACM New Zealand Limited from ACM Holdings (NZ) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Linfox Group.
  • Advising GD1, a VC firm that invests in NZ-originating tech companies, on funding and restructure-related issues in respect of certain investee companies.
  • Advising UBCO, NZ-founded manufacturer of 2X2 electric motorbike, on all aspects of its business including equity capital raising, debt funding and commercial contracts.
  • Advising Ora Pharm Limited, a medicinal cannabis company, on all aspects of its business including capital raising and commercial contracts.
  • Advising Hale Animal Health Limited, a pet medicinal cannabis company, on all aspects of its seed round.
  • Advising Matū, a deep tech science fund, on its fund structuring and investments.
  • Advising Nuance Connected Capital, a deep tech fund, on its investment into Easy Crypto, New Zealand’s leading cryptocurrency retail platform.
  • Advising an overseas corporate fund on a broad range of legal issues in respect of a New Zealand limited partnership with substantial farming assets, including advice regarding the Overseas Investment Act 2005.