Hamilton lawyer Russell Boot has been elected President of the New Zealand Law Society's Waikato Bay of Plenty branch.
Mr Boot was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in May 2001, and was elected at the branch AGM on 21 June 2017. He practises at Gavin Boot Law.
Members of the branch Council elected at the AGM are as follows:
President: Russell Boot.
Vice-President: Terry Singh.
Council: Phillip Cornegé, Brendan Cullen, James Gurnick, Marie McLeod, Emma Miles, Rita Nabney, Johan Niemand, Adam Pell, Jesse Savage, Gene Tomlinson.