New Zealand Law Society - Saunders Robinson Brown announces promotions

Saunders Robinson Brown announces promotions

Saunders Robinson Brown has announced a series of promotions within the firm.

Top: Sam de Buyzer, Cameron Melville, Elyse Middleton, Young Yoon and Lily Cain                                                                                                Bottom: John Summers, Sandy Johnston, Shannon Brien and Catherine Cosgrove

Sam de Buyzer, Cameron Melville and Elyse Middleton have been elevated to Associate within the Trusts and Estates team. 

Sam, Cameron and Elyse are experienced lawyers working in our Trusts and Estates team. They assist clients with their trusts, estate and asset planning including advice on complex trust arrangements, trust administration, and the preparation of wills and enduring powers of attorney.

As part of the Commercial team, Young Yoon advises clients on commercial property transactions, specialising in retail leasing. In the Litigation team, Lily Cain (a team member since 2020) assists in a range of family related matters including contracting-out agreements, separation agreements and parenting arrangements.

John Summers and Sandy Johnston to Associate, Trust and Estates – Registered Legal Executive. Both are experienced team members who specialise in the administration and management of deceased estates, preparation of wills, enduring powers of attorney and elder person care.

Shannon Brien of the Property team, based in the Rangiora office, has been promoted to Senior Solicitor. Shannon joined SRB in 2020 – she assists clients with the sale and purchase of property, associated issues and in general property law issues.

Catherine Cosgrove, also of the Property team, has been promoted to Registered Legal Executive pending official sign-off from NZILE. Catherine specialises in property transactions with a particular focus on residential sub-divisions and developments.

Managing Partner, Jonathan Gillard congratulated the newly promoted team members saying "SRB joins our team members in celebrating their well-deserved promotions. The firm is very proud of their achievements and progression which has resulted from hard work and dedication. Congratulations to them all".