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Michael Gartshore


Michael specialises in M&A, corporate and projects matters. He is a commercially minded partner who seamlessly integrates with client and deal teams to deliver successful project outcomes.

Michael’s corporate and commercial practice includes mergers, acquisitions, and disposals, including through competitive processes; joint venture and limited partnership arrangements; takeovers, corporate restructurings, foreign investment in New Zealand and significant corporate advisory; and commercial contract and governance matters. Michael also has broad project experience, particularly in the energy sector.

Michael has previously been a finalist for the New Zealand Dealmaker of the Year award at the 2018 Australasian Law Awards and Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the New Zealand Law Awards. He has been recommended by a number of directories, including Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR.

Before joining Webb Henderson, Michael practised in the corporate teams of leading New Zealand and international firms, including time spent at a magic-circle firm in the Middle East.