Russell McVeagh has appointed three new partners.
Cameron Law joined the firm from the role of Acting Managing Counsel (Planning & Network Operations) at the New Zealand Transport Agency.
Admitted in September 1998 after graduating from the University of Otago, Cameron has experience in resource management and acts for clients in a range of law and policy reforms at central and local government levels.
He has expertise in the transport, infrastructure and public sectors.
Ben Paterson was admitted in November 2008 after graduating LLB(Hons) BSc from the University of Canterbury and joined Russell McVeagh having summer clerked for the firm.
He is in the Corporate Advisory Group and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, overseas investment and general corporate matters.
He was a finalist for the 2016 Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the New Zealand Law Awards.
Joe Edwards has spent his entire career at Russell McVeagh and was previously Special Counsel.
He was admitted in February 2007 and graduated from the University of Auckland. Joe heads the Marketing Law, Media and Intellectual Property team.
He specialises in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on regulatory investigations and prosecutions, privacy law, intellectual property and information technology disputes.