Russell McVeagh has appointed four special counsel, effective from 1 December.
Lance Jones is a member of the Auckland corporate advisory team.
He has extensive corporate law experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and shareholder arrangements, inbound overseas investment and complex commercial contracts.
Before joining Russell McVeagh, Lance worked at global firms in London and Sydney.
Joanna Khoo is a member of the Auckland corporate advisory team.
She specialises in funds management, financial services, securities law and general corporate matters. After her admission in 2007 Joanna worked in the tax and banking and finance practice groups before moving to corporate advisory in 2011.
She also advises on the provision of financial services.
Bevan Peachey is a member of the Auckland banking and finance team.
He specialises in a wide range of complex and strategic transactions, including corporate lending, project finance, acquisition/leveraged finance, property and development finance, refinancing and restructuring.
Bevan re-joined Russell McVeagh when he returned to New Zealand from the United Kingdom in 2017.
Gareth Worthington is a member of the Wellington corporate advisory team.
He has expertise in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, funds management, private equity and other corporate transactions.
Gareth has worked at a number of leading New Zealand and international law firms. This has included work in Dubai at two top tier English law firms.