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New appointments, promotions, and retirements, law firm news and other developments in the legal profession. Lawyers are invited to email editor@lawsociety.org.nz with contributions. There is no charge for short items (3 to 4 sentences).

  • Karen Stevens to chair INFO Network

    19 October 2017

    New Zealand's Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman, Karen Stevens, has been elected Chair of the International Network of Financial Services…

  • Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Award NZ nominees

    18 October 2017

    A number of New Zealand law firms are among the nominees shortlisted in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women…

  • Veronica Cress joins Chen Palmer Partners

    18 October 2017

    Veronica Cress has joined Chen Palmer Partners as special counsel.She has 20 years’ litigation experience in New Zealand and the…

  • Changes at Young Hunter

    17 October 2017

    Christchurch firm Young Hunter has promoted Karen Welsford to special counsel. Karen Welsford. Karen first joined the firm in 2004…

  • DAC Beachcroft NZ joins Wotton + Kearney

    13 October 2017

    UK law firm DAC Beachcroft has transfered its New Zealand operation to its global alliance Australian law firm partner Wotton…

  • Valerie Bland sets up Extra Law Ltd

    12 October 2017

    Valerie Bland has incorporated Extra Law Ltd as an Alternative Legal Services Provider (ALSP) in Wellington.Extra Law offers legal services…

  • Russell McVeagh appoints Senior Counsel

    11 October 2017

    Russell McVeagh has been joined by Liz Blythe as Special Counsel.Before joining Russell McVeagh, Liz was a senior associate at…

  • AJ Park joins Australian IPH Ltd group

    11 October 2017

    New Zealand intellectual property firm AJ Park has joined the IPH Ltd group of companies from 1 November.IPH is an…

  • Inaugural AUT Kayes Fletcher Walker award winner named

    11 October 2017

    Australian criminal law academic Bernadette McSherry has been awarded the inaugural Kayes Fletcher Walker visiting scholar award in conjunction with…

  • Rutherford Fellowship to research indigenous rights

    10 October 2017

    University of Auckland Law School associate professor Claire Charters has been awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the…

  • Lawyers join Davenports Harbour

    10 October 2017

    Linley Hawkes has joined Davenports Harbour as an associate in the property team. Linley specialises in commercial property advising on…

  • Wynn Williams promotes staff

    10 October 2017

    Wynn Williams has announced the promotion of four staff.Shane Campbell has been promoted to associate in the Dispute Resolution team.…

  • Promotions at Treadwell Gordon

    10 October 2017

    Lisa Douglas has been appointed to the partnership at Treadwell Gordon, heading the newly-formed litigation team. Lisa Douglas. Admitted in…

  • Khushbu Sundarji joins Stewart Germann

    5 October 2017

    Khushbu Sundarji has been appointed a solicitor at Auckland firm Stewart Germann Law Office.Khushbu was admitted as a barrister and…

  • Solomons promotes Rob Pile

    5 October 2017

    Dunedin firm Solomons has promoted Rob Pile to Senior Solicitor.Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 2013, Rob joined…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018