Buddle Findlay has appointed three special counsel.
Anita Birkinshaw is based in the Auckland office and specialises in litigation.
She advises clients on a varied range of contentious matters, including in relation to intellectual property, regulatory compliance, contractual issues and administrative law.
Anita is highly experienced in resolving disputes through court proceedings, arbitration, mediation and negotiation and works with clients from a wide variety of industry sectors.
Renee Stiles is based in the Wellington office and specialises in advising on, drafting, and negotiating large scale and complex ICT and outsourcing contracts for both public sector and private clients.
She is also highly experienced in e-commerce, data protection and privacy, intellectual property commercialisation and general corporate and commercial law. Renee also has experience advising financial institutions on ICT systems and services.
Kerry Beaumont has joined the Wellington office as a special counsel in the financial services team.
Kerry is an experienced banking and finance lawyer with a particular focus on financial regulation (including anti-money laundering laws), debt capital markets, fintech and the use and regulation of derivatives.
Before joining Buddle Findlay, Kerry worked in the financial services team at another major New Zealand law firm.