Kent Arnott was elected President of the Marlborough branch of the New Zealand Law Society at the branch AGM on 17 April.
Kent grew up in Invercargill and studied at the University of Otago, graduating BA (political studies) and LLB in 2007. He was admitted to the bar in March 2008 and started work with Blenheim firm Gascoigne Wicks, where he worked in general litigation. Kent went to the independent bar in 2015 and works mainly in criminal, family, relationship property and employment law.
Kent has been a Council member of the Marlborough branch since 2016. He is also a volunteer lawyer at Community Law Marlborough. Outside of work, Kent and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family. They also like international travel and, closer to home, exploring the sights of sunny Marlborough.