Allan McRae is a corporate law specialist, with extensive knowledge of commercial law.


Allan advises on a wide range of corporate transactions with a focus on strategic and corporate advice, business acquisitions and divestments, mergers and restructures, capital markets and securities, private equity, venture capital, and joint ventures.


These transactions have involved Allan giving legal advice, and liaising with regulators, in relation to the Companies Act 1993, NZSX Listing Rules, and the New Zealand Takeovers Code, as well as the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and the Financial Markets Conduct Regulations 2014.


Allan has a reputation for intellectual rigour, logical thinking and a common sense approach aimed at achieving simple workable solutions to complex problems.

Allan is included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in New Zealand for work in corporate law.