Fiona Faithfull

Senior Associate

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Contracts
Commercial Property and Bodies Corporate
Company & Corporate Structuring
Privacy and Data Protection
Residential Property – Buying & Selling
Resource Management and Subdivisions


Fiona started her career with McVeagh Fleming as a new graduate in the Commercial Team and after two years in London as a Legal Counsel at a FTSE100 company, Fiona has returned to McVeagh Fleming. Fiona enjoys working on large scale and complex transactions and has the skill set to help you achieve your commercial goals.

Fiona has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and completing corporate transactions.  Fiona's main practice areas include supply and distribution contracts, business sales, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures, franchise agreements and all areas of property work from conveyancing to leases and subdivisions.

Fiona has worked in the financial services sector so she has a good understanding of regulatory requirements from contractual clauses, regulatory investigations, competition law and compliance issues.  Fiona has also been responsible for drafting and the ongoing management of IT projects with a strong emphasis on privacy and data protection.



LLB, University of Canterbury 2010

BSc, University of Canterbury 2013


Examples of transactions

Main Practice Areas

Commercial Contracts

Corporate Transactions

IT Law and Data Protection


Outside Interests

Fiona is passionate about all sports and when she is not outside running, surfing, swimming, cycling or playing team sport, you will find her watching it. Her proudest sporting achievements are playing representative football and cricket, completing a half iron-man and in 2014 Fiona cycled the length of New Zealand (in two weeks) with her fiancé raising $12,000.00 for the Cancer Society.