Sonya Hill returns to Auckland and joins HGM as a special counsel and will be advising on all commercial aspects of the firm’s IP, tech and media practice.
Sonya is an experienced commercial lawyer and most recently worked for Christchurch City Council where she advised on a broad range of commercial and IP-related matters, and worked closely with the Council’s IT department on technology-related matters. Sonya has worked for Bell Gully and Simpson Grierson in New Zealand and in the UK for Pinsent Masons.
Lisa Paz joins HGM as a senior solicitor having recently returned from London.
Lisa started her career at Buddle Findlay and is experienced in telecommunications, marketing, data protection and technology, gained from her time as legal counsel for UK telecommunications company O2.