Invercargill employment law specialist Janet Copeland has been elected President of the Southland branch of the Law Society.
Ms Copeland is managing partner of Copeland Ashcroft Law. After graduating from Otago University with law and commerce degrees she was admitted in May 1992. After starting practice in criminal and civil litigation, she has specialised in employment law for the last 20 years. She takes over as President from Malcolm McKenzie.
The following branch Council has been elected:
President: Janet Copeland
Vice-President: Paul Gray
Council: Toni Green, Phil McDonald, Malcolm McKenzie, Mike Mika, Joseph Mooney, Richard Smith.