Patrick McElhinney

Patrick McElhinney

Partner, PwC New Zealand

Patrick loves solving complex problems and helping his clients achieve exceptional commercial outcomes.  He relishes the opportunity to add value to a transaction and enjoys meeting new people and building strong trusted relationships. 

As a Partner in PwC’s Financial Advisory Services team, Patrick specialises in providing mergers and acquisitions, structuring and corporate tax advice. 

Patrick started his career with PwC in 2006 as a graduate then spent two years working in London for PwC UK’s private equity and M&A tax team before returning to PwC New Zealand in 2012.

Outside of work, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and three young boys and when he gets the time he enjoys fishing, golf, food, wine and music.


  • Tax
  • Transactions
  • Due diligence
  • Structuring