Rachel Taylor has more than 20 years' experience with DLA Piper. She advises listed companies and other public issuers, insurers, trustees, Crown entities, registrars and other corporates.

Rachel advises on structuring, capital raising and funding, and mergers and acquisitions, managing project teams and co-ordinating due diligence and drafting. She also focuses on securities markets and other regulatory and stock exchange compliance, governance and general commercial and contracting issues. Rachel also advises on takeovers (and responses to takeovers) and compliance with the Takeovers Code.

She advises on managed investment scheme design, and the establishment of KiwiSaver and other collective investment schemes, and compliance with financial services legislation.