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Mark Weenink
|Managing Partner Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Mark is a projects lawyer and the Managing Partner of our firm. He is highly-regarded for his specialist legal work in project finance and infrastructure including mergers and acquisitions, cross border transactions and public private partnerships.

Mark’s practice encompasses infrastructure, energy & resources, and financial services. Mark has been a leading commentator on outsourcing legal work to New Zealand.

Mark’s expertise spans mergers and acquisitions (including cross border transactions); acting for developers and financiers in relation to private and public partnerships; advising a number of consortia on energy and resources projects; commentating on the opportunities in legal outsourcing; acting on the finance aspects for various project and commercial targets; extensive projects background with experience in cross border M&A transactions, PPP, infrastructure, debt and alternative asset classes.

Mark has worked on transaction jurisdictions all across the world, and is strategically growing the firm’s offering in Asia.

Mark was recently listed as one of the ALB Magazines hottest 40 lawyers of 2010, recognised for his innovative outsourcing strategy for the firm. Mark was also a recommended individual in the ALB Guide for his work in the Energy and Resources industry.

Mark has published a number of articles relating to client care, energy and resources, as well as acquisition finance matters. Mark has often been invited to speak at conferences on the topic of legal outsourcing and he is a leading commentator on this topic.

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