Buddle Findlay says it has appointed three new partners and a senior solicitor.
Miriam Andrews is an Auckland member of the banking and financial services team. Miriam rejoined Buddle Findlay in 2013 after a role as transaction director at an international capital management company focusing primarily on portfolio acquisitions, structured finance, mezzanine finance and property development.
Miriam spent three years in the global loans and restructuring team at Allen & Overy in London followed by five years in the structured finance team at Lehman Brothers in London, including several years assisting the administrators of Lehman Brothers in working out Lehman's residential mortgage positions.
Nick Bragg is also Auckland-based. He has significant experience with cross-border transactions, having previously been involved in a number of large-scale international financings effected using a variety of corporate and financing structures.
Nick rejoined Buddle Findlay after spending several years working in international law firms in Tokyo and New York and the in-house legal team at one of New Zealand's largest banks.
Amy Ryburn is based in Wellington and specialises in technology, media and telecommunications, commercial contracting and procurement. Amy works with a range of clients from listed companies, large SOEs and government departments to startups, with a particular focus on largescale ICT project work (from initial procurement phases through to contract drafting and negotiation).
Amy returned to Buddle Findlay in 2010 after spending five years in London with Slaughter and May's TMT team.
Jessica Wilsher has joined the firm's Auckland office as a senior solicitor in the corporate and commercial team. Jessica advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial issues and contracts and acts on mid to large-scale transactional matters.