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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).

  • FMA appoints Nick Kynoch as General Counsel

    16 October 2015

    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has appointed Nick Kynoch as General Counsel.It says the appointment is in an expanded role…

  • Barristers appointed to tribunal

    16 October 2015

    Wellington barrister Jo Hughson of Featherstone Chambers has been appointed chair of the Social Workers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal for…

  • Ursula Cheer appointed Canterbury Law School Dean

    14 October 2015

    The University of Canterbury's law school has appointed Professor Ursula Cheer as its Dean of Law.Professor Cheer will take up…

  • Hesketh Henry announces promotions

    14 October 2015

    Auckland law firm Hesketh Henry has announced two promotions.Sarah Gibbs has been promoted from Senior Solicitor to Senior Associate. Sarah…

  • Rhys Williams appointed Gibson Sheat associate

    14 October 2015

    Rhys Williams has been appointed an associate at Wellington region law firm Gibson Sheat.Rhys has been with Gibson Sheat since…

  • Resource Management Law Association President

    8 October 2015

    Queenstown lawyer Maree Baker-Galloway has been elected President of the Resource Management Law Association Inc.Maree, who is a partner at…

  • Clive Elliott QC next NZBA President

    8 October 2015

    Auckland's Shortland Chambers has congratulated one of its members, Clive Elliott QC, on his recent appointment as President-elect of the…

  • EMA Northern legal team changes

    8 October 2015

    The Employers & Manufacturers Association Northern Inc (EMA) has made four appointments or promotions.Charlotte Hatlauf is the new Assistant General…

  • Andrew Hough senior associate at Grimshaw & Co

    8 October 2015

    Andrew Hough has returned to Auckland law firm Grimshaw & Co as a senior associate.He specialises in civil and commercial…

  • Emma Monsellier joins Davenports Harbour

    8 October 2015

    Emma Monsellier has joined Auckland law firm Davenports Harbour as a senior associate, primarily developing the employment practice from both…

  • Lawyer appointed to Film Commission Board

    1 October 2015

    Wellington lawyer John McCay has been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission Board.Mr McCay will take up his appointment…

  • Four new law staff at VUW

    1 October 2015

    Victoria University of Wellington's law faculty has made four academic appointments.Dr Matteo Solinas from the University of Glasgow's School of…

  • Whanganui firms merge

    1 October 2015

    Robert Handley & Co has merged with JRT Lawyers in Whanganui. The new firm is named Bullock & Associates.Mark Bullock,…

  • Susanne Ruthven joins Harbour Chambers

    1 October 2015

    Susanne Ruthven has joined Harbour Chambers in Wellington.Susanne was admitted in May 2005. She worked as a solicitor for the…

  • Campbell Savage new Public Defender Southern

    1 October 2015

    Campbell Savage has been appointed the new Public Defender Southern (Hawke's Bay to Dunedin) in the Public Defence Service.Admitted in…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018