Duncan has Cotterill promoted five of its lawyers, effective from 1 December.
Amy Mercer was promoted to associate in the Wellington commercial team. Admitted in December 2011, Amy specialises in corporate/commercial, intellectual property and information technology law. She has spent time on secondment with clients at various times, including at the John Lewis Partnership in the United Kingdom.
Graeme Tanner was promoted to associate in the Auckland employment team. Graeme was admitted in October 2013. He specialises in all aspects of employment and health and safety law. As well as his advisory work Graeme has significant advocacy experience and regularly represents clients in mediations and disciplinary meetings.
Phoebe Davies was promoted to associate in the Christchurch commercial team. Phoebe advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial law and acts for clients in a broad range of industry sectors. She has worked in international firms in London and Birmingham in the United Kingdom.
Tessa McKeown was promoted to senior solicitor in the Wellington litigation team. Tessa was admitted in September 2015 after graduating BA and LLB(Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington.
Sarah Thompson was promoted to senior solicitor in the Nelson commercial/litigation team. Sarah was admitted in April 2016 after graduating BA and LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland. She specialises in commercial law and litigation.