Reuben Woods is a leading corporate M&A partner specialising in private equity, venture capital and early stage companies, equity capital markets and restructuring and insolvency. As expected for a DLA Piper partner, Reuben is very experienced in advising on complicated multi-jurisdictional cross-border deals. He has clients and expertise in the tech sector, food and beverage, media, hospitality and leisure, insurance, aged care and retail.

Reuben has been consistently ranked as a leading individual in Chambers and has a reputation for cutting through deals, with clients describing him as an 'efficient, technically very sound, very commercially astute partner who gets things moving and gets transactions done.'

Reuben is a proud descendant and iwi member of Ngāi Tahu.