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Henzie Healley

Henzie Healley

Managing Director

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Expertise

Corporate and commercial lawyer.

Henzie can help with;

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Corporate structuring and re-structuring.
  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, franchising, sales and other forms of partnership agreements and/or other forms of deal structuring.
  • Establishing entities and assisting companies entering into new markets.
  • Legal advice on corporate and commercial matters and all documents in relation to the same.
  • Trainings on legally related matters.
  • Companies from seed all the way to exit, and any time throughout their lifecycle or stage of existence.
  • Stakeholder relations and related documentation, including but not limited to investment related matters.

Experience Highlights

  • Started her own legal consultancy in 2019.
  • Drafted and negotiated a 3 year contract valued at USD 8 million with one of the world’s most and most prestigious oilfield companies for the provision of healthcare and emergency medical services in Chad.
  • Drafted and negotiated a contract to work together with a UK technology company to produce mobile healthcare devises for use on aeroplanes to assist in emergency situations while in flight.
  • Involved in an international arbitration in the DIFC Courts which extended the jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts to encompass international arbitral awards through the NY Convention despite the lack of a DIFC Court arbitration clause in a commercial contract.
  • Drafted and negotiated a 2 year contract worth USD1.7 million with a governmental entity in Oman.
  • Advised a Greek multinational company on a proposed joint venture in relation to establishing a bitcoin commodity exchange in the UAE.
  • Has advised and assisted many start-ups in the region, including unicorns.

Career History

  • 2019 – 2021 Beyond-Legal LLC (boutique legal consultancy focused on serving the legally related corporate-commercial matters and requirements of its clients)
  • 2018 – 2019 The Support Legal Group
  • 2015 – 2017 International SOS
  • 2014 – 2015 Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy
  • 2012 – 2014 Hamilton District Community Law Centre (during school)
  • 2013 – 2014 Clark and Brown Lawyers (before leaving to Dubai)
  • 2013 – 2013 Harrison Law Limited (internship)
  • 2012 — 2013 Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy (summer internship)
  • 2012 – 2012 Afridi and Angell (summer internship)
  • 2011 – 2011 Niemand Peebles-Hoult (internship )

Education

  • 2013 – 2014 Institute of Professional Legal Studies – New Zealand Law Society
  • 2011 – 2014 University of Waikato in New Zealand – Bachelor of Laws with Honours
  • 2007 – 2010 University of Lethbridge in Canada – Bachelor of Business Management majoring in Finance

Professional Membership

  • Admitted to the New Zealand Bar Association as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (since 2014)
  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society (since 2014)