Anastasiya is a specialist corporate and commercial lawyer, with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, joint ventures, corporate governance, and overseas investment.

Anastasiya regularly acts on complex and high-profile transactions and advises a wide range of domestic and international clients, including major corporates, private equity, and investment banks.

Anastasiya is a council member of New Zealand Private Capital, and a member of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Inc (INFINZ).

NZ Lawyer and Australasian Lawyer

Dealmaker of the Year 2024

New Zealand Law Awards
Winner 2022 Finalist 2019

Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year

New Zealand Lawyer 2023

Most Influential Lawyer

New Zealand Lawyer 2020 and 2023

Rising Star

Work Highlights

Liverpool Partners

Acquisition of a 50% interest in The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab.

Auckland Council 

Establishment of an urban regeneration land development joint venture with the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.

Marlborough Lines

Acquisition and proposed divestment of Yealands Wine Group.


Capital raising $50 million (by way of an institutional placement and ANREO).


Divestment of 50% to ASX-listed 360 Capital and subsequent acquisition and partnership with Oriens Capital.


Investment in Habit Group, a New Zealand based health and rehabilitation services business.

Matariki Forestry Group

Establishment with Hancock Natural Resource Group of AVA Timber LP, New Zealand's largest export joint venture.

VF Corporation

$288 million acquisition of merino clothing chain Icebreaker.


Divestment of fire safety engineering and consulting business to the US based Jensen Hughes.

Areas of Expertise

Insights & News