Oamaru firm Dean & Associates has announced two promotions and a new appointment.
Emma Middlemass has been promoted to associate.
Emma joined the firm in 2011 as a law clerk before being admitted to the bar and beginning her role as a solicitor in 2012 following graduation from Otago University.
An Oamaruvian educated at Waitaki Girls’ High School, she practises predominantly in the areas of property law, dispute resolution and a range of private client work whilst maintaining a criminal law clientele.
Wayne Todd has been promoted to senior solicitor.
Wayne graduated with an LLB from the University of Canterbury in 2013 and joined the firm shortly after. He has broad experience in the property, commercial, rural, trusts and dispute resolution spaces.
Before practising law Wayne gained extensive experience in both the public and private sectors including the manufacturing industry and working for the New Zealand Police.
Carol Robertson joins the firm as a senior solicitor with over six years’ experience in all aspects of property and transactional law together with private client work including commercial acquisitions and dispositions, residential, rural and business sales and purchases, leasing, due diligence investigations, easements and encumbrances, subdivisions, trusts, wills and estates.
Carol graduated from Auckland University in 2005 with a Master of Management and 2012 with an LLB.
Originally from Otago, Carol has returned from Waiheke Island where she practised in a property focused law firm.