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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).

  • Stace Hammond appoints partner

    7 December 2015

    North Island law firm Stace Hammond has appointed Patrick Learmonth as a partner. Patrick is an experienced commercial, corporate and…

  • Fitzherbert Rowe appoints partner

    4 December 2015

    Palmerston North's Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers has appointed Shannon Johnston to the partnership. Shannon (LLB, BA) has been with the firm…

  • New partner at Wynn Williams

    3 December 2015

    Wynn Williams has appointed Joshua Shaw as a partner in its Christchurch-based dispute resolution team.Joshua was previously a partner at…

  • Four partners appointed by Chapman Tripp

    3 December 2015

    National law firm Chapman Tripp has appointed four new partners and two new senior associates, effective from 1 December 2015.Luke…

  • New appointment at the Todd Corporation

    2 December 2015

    The Todd Corporation is pleased to announce a new appointment to its legal team. Saki Hannah.Saki Hannah joins us as…

  • Russell McVeagh appoints two partners

    1 December 2015

    National law firm Russell McVeagh has announced the appointment of Tom Hunt and David Raudkivi to the partnership.Tom Hunt, who…

  • Webb Henderson promotes Jordan Cox

    30 November 2015

    Webb Henderson has promoted Jordan Cox to senior associate. Jordan is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with a particular focus…

  • Wilson Harle promotes Janna McGuigan

    30 November 2015

    Auckland law firm Wilson Harle has promoted Janna McGuigan to Senior Associate. Janna specialises in complex commercial and civil cases,…

  • Lawyers appointed to censorship appeal board

    30 November 2015

    Film and Literature Board of Review member Kate Davenport QC has been appointed as President of the Board from 1…

  • Brent Norling establishes Norling Law Ltd

    30 November 2015

    Brent Norling has established Norling Law Ltd and has been appointed its Director. Brent continues to retain his roles as…

  • Former lawyer to head BusinessNZ

    27 November 2015

    Kirk Hope has been appointed Chief Executive of the business advocacy group BusinessNZ, replacing Phil O'Reilly.Mr Hope is currently Chief…

  • Tiana Epati appointed to legislative design subcommittee

    26 November 2015

    Gisborne lawyer Tiana Epati has been appointed to the subcommittee of external advisers to the Legislative Design and Advisory Committee.…

  • Tribute to retiring Coroner Garry Evans

    25 November 2015

    Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC has acknowledged the contribution to the coronial system and Wellington legal community of Coroner Garry Evans,…

  • Tom Elvin joins Mackenzie Elvin

    24 November 2015

    Tom Elvin has joined Tauranga firm Mackenzie Elvin as a senior solicitor. Graeme Elvin and Fiona Mackenzie (Tom's parents), together…

  • New Zealand Law Award winners announced

    20 November 2015

    Key Media's NZ Lawyer 11th annual New Zealand Law Awards were presented in Auckland on 19 November 2015.The winners of…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018