MinterEllisonRuddWatts promoted five lawyers to senior positions from 1 July.
Kate Jenkison has been promoted to senior counsel in the Auckland Banking and Financial Services team. Kate has spent time on secondment in General Counsel and Corporate Counsel roles and started her career in Auckland before working in the United Kingdom, advising on property finance transactions. She is experienced in property finance, corporate finance, asset finance, syndicated lending transactions and regulatory and compliance issues.
Jenny Ali has been promoted to senior associate in the Real Estate team, Auckland. Jenny joined the firm in 2016 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in September 2010. She is also active in the firm’s China practice.
Daniel Fielding has been promoted to senior associate in the Auckland Employment and Public Law team. Daniel joined the firm in December 2011 and has also worked in the corporate team. He completed an LLM in Singapore before returning to advise on employment and public law matters. He has a special interest in arbitration.
Emma Peart has been promoted to senior associate in the Dispute Resolution team, Wellington. Emma returned to New Zealand in January 2018 after working in London for Jones Day. She has particular expertise in international commercial arbitration.
Molly Powers has been promoted to senior associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She joined the firm in June 2015 and has worked at a leading Chicago-based firm. Molly’s areas of expertise include representative/class action and cybersecurity advice.