Matthew Tolan

Senior Associate LLB - Victoria University, BA - University of Canterbury, LLM - University of Auckland

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Overseas Investment,

Matt is a senior associate in the Corporate team and is based in Lane Neave’s Christchurch office. Matt has experience advising private and public companies, government agencies, not-for-profit organisations and foreign investors.

Matt’s areas of expertise include establishment of managed investment schemes, capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, takeovers and schemes of arrangement, employee share plans, Overseas Investment Act applications, Financial Advisers Act issues, general corporate matters and contractual drafting. He is known for his particular focus on financial markets law.

Before returning to Christchurch, Matt was a senior associate in the corporate team at a large New Zealand law firm and prior to that an in-house lawyer for the Takeovers Panel executive. Matt has also completed a Masters degree focussed on corporate and commercial law.