A number of new staff have joined Dunedin firm Solomons from another Dunedin-based firm.
Amy Marslin has joined as a partner, specialising in property, commercial, trusts, estate planning and mental health law. Admitted in December 2002 after graduating from the University of Otago Amy joined another Dunedin firm and became a partner there in 2011 before joining the Solomons partnership in June 2017. She has acted as a court appointed Counsel for Subject Persons for 9 years.
Dick Crush has joined as a partner, specialising in property, commercial, rural law, trusts and estate planning. Dick graduated from the University of Otago and was admitted in December 1975. A former Air New Zealand director he has also worked as State Solicitor in Samoa and has extensive experience as a litigator.
Michaela Ryan has joined as a partner, specialising in dispute resolution, litigation, employment and relationship property. Michaela was admitted in May 2002 and returned to New Zealand in 2014 from the Channel Islands where she was a senior associate with Mourant Ozannes. She is an experienced litigator and has appeared in the District and High Courts and a range of tribunals.
Rob Pile has joined as a solicitor, practising in the areas of property and commercial law, rural transactions, trusts and estate planning. Rob was admitted in December 2013 and practised with law firms in Christchurch and Dunedin before joining Solomons.
Feifei Zhou, law clerk who is studying law at the University of Otago has also joined along with PA Shelley Ross. Feifou is fluent in English and Mandarin and holds a degree in environmental science from Anhui University in China. Shelley has worked in Otago law firms for 28 years.