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Chelsea Copland


Chelsea Copland is a solicitor in the corporate team with experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. She primarily works on corporate restructuring matters, corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, overseas investment requiring OIA consent, international transactions and commercial contracts.

Chelsea advises clients involved in a diverse range of industries including particularly the forestry, agriculture, food and beverage, hospitality and leisure, insurance and retail sectors.

She is highly regarded by clients for providing clear and concise advice, as well as for being practical and commercial.


  • Advising warranty and indemnity insurers across the Asia-Pacific region including AIG, Liberty Global Solutions, Brockwell Capital and Beazley on the provision of warranty and indemnity insurance for large-scale New Zealand and cross-border transactions.
  • Advising the subsidiary of a large international retailer on the completion of acquisitions and conversion of farmland to forestry throughout New Zealand, including assisting with overseas investment applications.
  • Advising the Dairy Farms Partnership (owned by the Harvard University Endowment Fund) in its completion of the sale of six operating dairy farms in Central Otago, New Zealand to NZRLC Dairy Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of NZX-listed company New Zealand Rural Land Company.
  • Advising on milk supply agreements and other commercial contracts in relation to Happy Valley Nutrition Limited's USD280M dairy factory development.