Russell McVeagh has announced the appointment of four new partners, effective from 1 December 2016.
Daniel Minhinnick joined the firm as a graduate in 2005, was promoted to Senior Solicitor in 2008, and to Senior Associate in 2011. Daniel is based in the Auckland office and will maintain a broad resource management practice in the firm's Environment, Planning and Natural Resources Group.
Troy Pilkington joined the firm as a solicitor in 2007 and has been a Senior Associate in the Public, Regulatory and Competition Group since 2012. He is based in the Auckland office and focuses on competition and consumer law issues, including multinational and local M&A transactions, and Fair Trading Act, cartel and other antitrust investigations.
Marika Eastwick-Field joined the firm nine years ago as a solicitor in the Ligitation Group. She is based in Auckland and focuses on commercial litigation, with a particular focus on real estate and construction, insurance and financial services litigation.
Ian Beaumont joined the firm as a graduate in 2008 in the Auckland Corporate Group. He moved to the New York office of Skadden in 2012, returning to Russell McVeagh in 2015. Ian is based in the Auckland office and works in the National Corporate Advisory Group.
Russell McVeagh has also promoted Lucy Becke (Finance), Will Irving (General Litigation), Michael Mabbett (General Litigation) and Joanna Khoo (Corporate Advisory Group) to Senior Associate.