Qualifications : LLB, BCom, University of Auckland.
Grace joined Tompkins Wake in 2021 as an associate in our corporate and commercial team. Prior to joining Tompkins Wake, Grace has worked in Auckland advising listed multinationals, private equity funds, medium to large businesses and start-ups on commercial contracting, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, overseas investment and business reorganisations. Grace has a strong background in both corporate law and tax, with the ability to work closely with deals, tax, and accounting advisors to understand the wider context of a transaction and deliver pragmatic solutions to achieve success.
Grace also provides general corporate advice on shareholder agreements, employee equity incentive schemes, joint venture agreements, security arrangements and corporate governance. She has lived and worked in Singapore and Seoul, South Korea and speaks fluent Korean. Grace is a dual admitted lawyer in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia.
Areas of expertise
- Capital Raising
- Commercial Contracts
- Corporate Advisory
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Structuring/Restructuring
- Joint Ventures
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Overseas Investment
- Shareholder Agreements
- Employee Equity Incentive Schemes