Chapman Tripp is New Zealand’s leading full service law firm. With 51 partners and over 200 legal staff across three offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, we have the resources and experience to advise on all areas of New Zealand law.
We help clients achieve a competitive edge in today’s market with clear, commercially focussed advice across all of their legal requirements, including commercial, corporate, property, construction, finance, tax, dispute resolution, environmental and government relations issues.
Chapman Tripp’s competition practice leads the market in both the depth and experience of the team, and the breadth and scope of its practice, covering all major industry groups. The team’s client base comprises a mix of the nation’s largest corporates, key government and financial institutions, major primary sector operatives, core infrastructure providers and multinationals operating in New Zealand.
Our competition team has developed deep expertise across the spectrum of competition law, advising on merger approvals, abuse of market power, cartel activity such as price fixing, anti-competitive arrangements, resale price maintenance, compliance audits and training programmes.
We confront the most challenging competition law issues on a daily basis and routinely advise on the New Zealand aspects of international mergers and multijurisdictional cartel investigations. We have unrivalled experience in merger control, having acted on more clearance applications than any other New Zealand firm.