Joelle Grace

Partner LLB (Hons), BA - University of Otago, Admitted in NZ & NSW

Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Funds, Joint Ventures,

Joelle specialises in corporate and commercial law and advises on a wide range of business matters including business sales and purchases, transaction structuring, investment funds, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, capital raising, commercial contracts and corporate governance.

Joelle has a commercial and pragmatic approach and enjoys working closely with clients to achieve positive outcomes in the business environment.  She has considerable transactional experience and is known for her excellent drafting and negotiation skills and attention to detail in the preparation and negotiation of a vast array of commercial contracts and transactional documents.

Joelle has particular experience in both the resources and forestry sectors, as well as in working with receivers and administrators in connection with the sale of the business and assets of insolvent entities.

Prior to joining Lane Neave, Joelle spent eight years in Sydney working at a top tier Australian law firm and two years at a large commercial law firm in Auckland.  She is uniquely placed to bring this Trans-Tasman transactional experience to our local clients.