Sam Khalesi

Sam Khalesi

DDI: (+64 9) 915 2437

LLB, University of Waikato 2004

New Zealand Law Society
Auckland District Law Society

Legal Secretary
Nerissa Bright
DDI: (+64 9) 915 2976

“Sam joined Fortune Manning in 2016 advising on commercial transactions, start-ups, technology businesses, and taxation matters.  Prior to joining Fortune Manning Sam gained valuable experience with the big 4 accounting practices in both Auckland and London and was also a part of the commercial and tax team of a major New Zealand law firm.”


• Advising on tax and GST implications of property transactions

• Structuring advice on in-bound and out-bound investments

• Tax advice on various financial arrangements

• Buy side, sell side due diligence and target support

• Handling tax disputes with the Inland Revenue Department at all levels of the investigation process

• BEPS focused re-organisation

• Company re-organisation and re-structures

• Equity and debt funded acquisitions

• Advice on start ups, divestments, asset sales and joint ventures

• Various commercial contracts and agreements

• BEPS focused documentation support

• Privacy policy;

• Terms of Use;

• Founder Agreements;

• Seed Investment;

• Subscription Agreements;

• Due Diligence;

• Convertible Loans;

• Seed Funding.