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  • Louise Unger joins lexvoco

    24 September 2018

    Louise Unger has joined newlaw firm lexvoco’s New Zealand team as Head of Legal Services, Risk & Compliance. Louise Unger.…

  • Lagi Tuimavave joins Wellington Family Law

    20 September 2018

    Lagi Tuimavave has joined the team at Wellington Family Law as a solicitor.Ms Tuimavave graduated from Victoria University in 2015…

  • Tim Rennie joins Juno Legal

    20 September 2018

    Tim Rennie has joined collaborative in-house legal services provider Juno Legal based in Auckland. Tim has recently returned home from…

  • Matthews Law promotes Gus Stewart to Special Counsel

    17 September 2018

    Specialist competition and regulatory law firm Matthews Law has promoted senior lawyer Gus Stewart to Special Counsel. Gus is a…

  • McWilliam Rennie Lawyers appointments

    13 September 2018

    Wellington family law specialists McWilliam Rennie Lawyers has announced two appointments. Tara Jackson. Tara Jackson has joined the firm as…

  • Russell McVeagh appoints new CEO

    12 September 2018

    Russell McVeagh has appointed Jo Avenell as its CEO, effective from 23 October. Jo Avenell. She has a background in…

  • Two new partners appointed by DLA Piper

    7 September 2018

    DLA Piper has promoted two new partners in its New Zealand operation. Misha Henaghan. Misha Henaghan acts for clients across…

  • Promotions at Pacific Legal

    5 September 2018

    Specialist immigration firm Pacific Legal has announced two promotions.Diana Bell. Diana Bell has been promoted to senior associate in the…

  • Leandra Fitzgibbon joins Genesis Private Equity

    5 September 2018

    Genesis Private Equity Ltd has appointed Leandra Fitzgibbon as an in-house lawyer. Leandra Fitzgibbon. Leandra has over 13 years’ legal…

  • Two join Juno Legal

    4 September 2018

    Joycelyn Raffills and Becki Horgan have joined collaborative in-house legal services provider Juno Legal. Joycelyn Raffills. Joycelyn has held senior…

  • Commissioner of Crown Lands appointment

    4 September 2018

    Acting Commissioner of Crown Lands Craig Harris has been officially appointed to the role for a term of two years.The…

  • Chapman Tripp promotes three to senior solicitor

    4 September 2018

    Chapman Tripp has announced the promotion of three new senior solicitors. Stephanie Gray. Stephanie Gray is a member of the…

  • Rachel Pinny joins Thorndon Chambers

    4 September 2018

    Rachel Pinny is now practising as a barrister at Thorndon Chambers in Wellington. Rachel Pinny. In addition to her general…

  • Cuba Family Law incorporates and appoints new director

    4 September 2018

    Wellington law firm Cuba Family Law has incorporated, with existing partner Liz Lewes continuing as director. Liz Lewes. The firm…

  • Sutcliffe Matson Law welcomes two solicitors

    3 September 2018

    Two new staff have joined Auckland’s Sutcliffe Matson Law as solicitors. Benjamin Longbottom. Benjamin Longbottom has joined as a solicitor…

Last updated on the 17th August 2017