Russell Weir Partner

Russell is a Partner in our business team. He has extensive experience in all facets of business law, and has advised clients across a wide range of industries on commercial transactions. 

Russell is equally comfortable working with large corporate clients or owner/operator businesses, and always appreciates the different factors that motivate different clients.

Russell grew up in Wellington, before heading to Otago for university. Since then, he has been slowly drifting northwards, ending up in Takapuna. Outside of work, Russell enjoys travel, the outdoors and spending time with his young family.


Russell's areas of expertise

  • Business mergers, acquisitions and dispositions
  • Investment structures and capital raisings
  • Consumer and commercial lending
  • Company and business structuring
  • Shareholding arrangements and structures
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial contracts



LLB (Hons) University of Otago 2009

BA University of Otago 2009

Professional Memberships

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

New Zealand Law Society


The New Takapuna