Law firm DLA Piper announced the appointments of two senior lawyers: Carl Blake, Special Counsel, Employment and Greg Mitchell, Senior Associate, Corporate M&A.
Carl Blake specialises in all aspects of employment law, health and safety and privacy. He provides strategic advice for corporate organisations, in both New Zealand and globally, on a variety of employment issues. Carl is both highly experienced and very adept with strategic advice on restructuring/redundancies, independent investigations, restraints of trade, health and safety, defence of personal grievance claims, performance management, misconduct, privacy, human rights and any ACC-associated issues.
Greg Mitchell’s specialist areas include private M&A, private equity, joint ventures and general corporate advisory. Greg works closely with clients and their advisers to gain a deep understanding of the key commercial and legal issues which may impact on their business and investment decisions.