Liam Closey

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLB


Liam is a senior associate in Hall & Wilcox’s corporate team. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, securities law and commercial contracts.

Liam has advised on a wide range of transactions across New Zealand and Australia, including foreign direct investment, capital raising, buy and sell side M&A, and equity capital markets (IPO and direct listing processes).

He has also spent time as a corporate counsel for a listed telecommunications company and a major financial institution.


  • Assisted Aon on the sale of Aon Solutions Australia Limited, the operator of the ‘smartMonday’ superannuation business, to Future Superannuation Group.
  • Assisted Rua Bioscience Limited on its initial public offering on the NZX Main Board.
  • Assisted NZ Motor Finance Limited on its direct listing on the NZX Main Board.
  • Assisted the private investment arm of a major financial institution of its roll up and disposition of various interests in financial advice businesses.
  • Assisted Leigh Fisheries on its sale to Foodstuffs North Island.

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of New South Wales