Anthony Harper has announced a number of new appointments and promotions.
Lucy George has been promoted to senior associate. She has expertise in commercial and regulatory litigation (including financial services regulation). Lucy recently returned from London where she was in-house counsel for a major retail bank. Before moving overseas she worked in the competition, public and regulatory law team at a large firm in Auckland.
Tim Grimwood has been promoted to senior associate. Before law he had a varied career in the health sector in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. He was admitted in 2011 after graduating LLB)Hons) at Victoria University and specialises in litigation. He worked in general practice litigation in Rotorua for five years before moving to Christchurch.
Harriet Quinlan has been promoted to senior associate in the litigation team. She works on general commercial litigation matters, with a focus on construction and insolvency disputes. Harriet was admitted in 2012 after graduating BA LLB from the University of Otago. She previously worked at a large firm where she acted in a broad range of commercial disputes.
Lucy Player-Bishop has been promoted to associate in the litigation team. She has been involved in a broad range of commercial litigation, including claims for breach of directors’ duties, prejudiced shareholder claims, and trust and intellectual property disputes. She has BA and LLB(Hons) from the University of Canterbury and was admitted in 2015.
Hailee Forde has joined the firm’s corporate advisory and banking and finance teams as a solicitor. Hailee was admitted in December 2017.
Caroline Edwards has joined the firm’s immigration team as a solicitor. She has worked in immigration law for over 10 years, as an immigration adviser and now solicitor. Caroline was admitted in 2017 and has an LLB from the University of Canterbury.
Oliver Towle has joined the litigation team as a solicitor. He was admitted in 2017 and has an LLB from Victoria University of Wellington. Oliver began his legal career as a junior barrister at an Auckland-based chambers.
Hannah Meikle has joined the litigation team as a solicitor. She has moved to New Zealand from the United Kingdom where she worked for large national and international firms. Hannah specialises in litigation and dispute resolution.
Tamara Webster has re-joined the retirement village team as a solicitor after a year-long OE in Europe. She has worked in-house in the public health sector in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Tamara was admitted in 2015 and has BA and LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland.