Auckland firm K3 Legal has made three appointments to its senior ranks.
Helen Edwards has been appointed a director.
She has 14 years of experience in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and specialises in commercial, corporate, finance and property law matters and is assisting with litigation in all those areas.
Helen spent five years in London and joined K3 Legal upon her return to New Zealand in 2013. She also lectures part-time at Unitec in commercial law and business entities.
Julie Ding has been made an associate.
Fluent in English and Mandarin, she joined K3 Legal in July 2015 as part of the litigation team after working primarily in criminal, family and civil litigation.
She has appeared in the District and High Courts as lead and junior counsel on various civil, commercial and family disputes and is also an approved criminal legal aid provider.
Joy Yan has been made an associate. Joy was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in August 2012 and has worked at K3 Legal since early 2015.
Her areas of expertise include employment, immigration, commercial business and property acquisition.
She also lectures part-time at Unitec on employment relations and legislation.