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New special counsel and senior associates announced at Buddle Findlay

13 January 2020

Buddle Findlay have promoted three Special Counsel and eight Senior Associates from 1 January 2020.

Special Counsel

Natasha Wilson - Natasha specialises in public law and advises on government departments, crown entities and State-owned enterprises, as well as private clients, on a range of public, regulatory, and commercial matters.

Nicola Ridder - Nicola specialises in health law, employment and industrial relations, information law, and dispute resolution.

Thaddeus Ryan - Thad specialises in resource management, environmental, local government and Māori law.  He has helped many Buddle Findlay clients navigate complex and contentious RMA consenting and planning processes.

Senior Associates

Celia Olds - Celia specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Esther Bennett - Esther specialises in environmental and resource management law.

Lorraine Hercus - Lorraine specialises in employment law, health and safety, information law, litigation and dispute resolution.

Stephanie Snedden - Stephanie advises on all aspects of commercial property.

Luke Sizer - Luke specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration.

Amy Cunniffe - Amy specialises in corporate and commercial law with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, restructuring, corporate governance and commercial contracting.

Leigh Zeigler - Leigh specialises in various areas of environmental, resource management and local government law.

Jonathan Schwarcz - Jonathan has experience in debt recovery, insolvency matters and contractual claims.

Last updated on the 13th January 2020