Tayla Johnston

Tayla is a skilled corporate and commercial lawyer, advising on private mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance matters and commercial contracts. She has experience acting for a wide range of clients both in New Zealand and overseas including individuals, private companies, SMEs, large corporates, and private equity funds.

Tayla grew up in West Auckland and retains a love for dance from her youth, having danced competitively across a number of disciplines from a young age until her late teens. She is enthusiastic about working with NZDC and contributing to its commitment of being a high-calibre dance company that gives back to NZ’s culture and community.

Tayla has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Media, Film and Communications) from the University of Otago. She is currently a committee member for the Emerging Talent in M&A networking group.