International Trade

We also liaise with relevant agencies of the New Zealand Government regarding international trade and international treaty obligations and related legislative proposals.

Alex was previously the Chairman of The Thailand New Zealand Business Council Inc. and President of the Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association Inc. and in those positions, Alex was involved in leading business delegations for bilateral trade talks between the various business communities. Alex has a postgraduate master’s degree in European Integration Law from Vrije Universiteit Brussels.

We also advise on all aspects of international trade including:

Assisting with networks and contacts in other territories

Sourcing advice on relevant law in other jurisdictions on setting up businesses, joint ventures and business alliances

Advising clients on trans-national business and trans-national disputes

Advising exporters and importers

Advising on NZ’s legal framework on doing business including investments, joint ventures, property transactions, mergers and amalgamations, financing, necessary consents, tax issues and licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreements