MinterEllisonRuddWatts has appointed Andrew Poole as Chief Executive, effective from 6 August 2018.
Mr Poole began his legal career with Kensington Swan, where he worked from 1987 to 1991 before joining CMS Cameron McKenna in London for two years.
He returned to Kensington Swan in 1993 and became a partner in 1996 and joined Chapman Tripp as a partner in 1999. Mr Poole was Chief Executive Partner and a board member of Chapman Tripp from 2005 until June 2016.
He has since worked as a project leader for the NEXT Foundation, as a founding trustee of the Education Hub and as Chair and CEO of Rotoroa Island Trust.