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 from Ngāi Tahu.