Pavanie Edirisuriya has a wide range of corporate and commercial experience, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, overseas investment, commercial contracts and consumer law and Gambling Act matters.

Pavanie plays a key role in all overseas investment transactions handled in New Zealand. She has extensive knowledge in the overseas investment regime and is considered a specialist by clients, industry participants and the Overseas Investment Office (OIO). Pavanie regularly advises overseas clients investing in New Zealand, particularly in the agriculture, forestry and wine sectors.

She has played a vital role in achieving completion of all recent DLA Piper New Zealand international transactions requiring OIO consent. She works with all national practice areas, coordinating complex transactions and managing client relationships.

Pavanie also advises clients in relation to day-to-day legal matters. She is highly regarded by clients for providing clear, concise and accurate advice, as well as for being practical and commercial.