DLA Piper announced that Laura Scampion has accepted the role of Country Managing Partner of DLA Piper in New Zealand.
Laura will succeed Martin Wiseman at the start of 2022. Laura has more than 20 years of local and international legal experience representing a range of large organisations and is a well-known legal commentator and presenter with expertise in employment and health and safety law. She holds leadership and governance roles locally and globally for DLA Piper as a New Zealand Board Member, Head of the Employment practice, Co-Chair of New Zealand’s Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee, Lead of New Zealand’s Head Start Programme, member of the Asia Pacific Diversity and Inclusion Council and Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Group, and former Trustee of the Global Scholarship Programme. Laura is a member of Global Women, is ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and listed as a 2021 Changemaker and Top (100) Diverse Board-Ready Director.