Bruno is a co-founder and director of the firm. He has a strong commercial and technology focus, and regularly advises on M&A transactions. Bruno brings energy, a keen interest in business, and a practical approach to each engagement he is involved in.
A good part of Bruno’s practice involves working with technology and high-growth businesses. He works with clients on day-to-day contracting and strategic projects, capital raising, shareholder arrangements and employee share schemes, international market expansion, legal structuring.
He also advises many investors, giving him a balanced insight across the capital raising spectrum. Clients include angel clubs and investor syndicates, and one of New Zealand’s most active high-growth technology investment funds. Bruno is a Board member of AngelHQ (Wellington based Angel investment club)
Bruno is well respected for acting on M&A transactions. Please see our expertise for some of the transactions he has advised on recently. A full bio and transaction experience is available on request.
Bruno’s experience and qualifications in New Zealand, Australia, and the UK give him unique insight to complex legal problems.
2016 – present: Established Avid.legal Ltd
2004 – 2016: Duncan Cotterill (New Zealand, partner since 2006)
Earlier: In-house counsel at T-Mobile (UK) and various Australian law firms
Admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2004
Admitted to practise in England & Wales in 2003 (non-practising)
Admitted to practise in Queensland, Australia 2001 (non-practising)
LLB, Queensland University of Technology