New Zealand Law Society - Tompkins Wake recognises emerging leaders with recent promotions

Tompkins Wake recognises emerging leaders with recent promotions

Tompkins Wake announces a series of promotions across the firm.

Top: Kerryn Webster, Kamelia Purwo, Laura Fischer, Eli Tamati and Charley Lunt
Bottom: Drisana Sheely, Gaanesh Seger, Alex Rankin, Rosalie Reeves and Tom Price

Senior Promotions
Kerryn Webster: Dispute Resolution – Civil Litigation
Kerryn has been promoted to Special Counsel, recognising her skills and expertise in dispute resolution and litigation. Kerryn brings a meticulous approach to law and is highly regarded for her exceptional attention to detail. Her contributions to the firmare invaluable, both as a highly skilled and talented lawyer and through her outstanding mentorship to junior lawyers.

Kamelia Purwo: Property and Private Client
Kamelia has been promoted to Senior Associate, reflecting her extensive experience in property law. Kamelia's expertiseensures private clients personal and business interests are well-protected for the future. Highly regarded by her clients, Kamelia is recognised for her ability to instil confidence, delivering exemplary results.

Laura Fischer: Dispute Resolution – Family Law
Laura has been promoted to Senior Associate. After joining Tompkins Wake in 2024 as an Associate, Laura has quickly become an integral part of the family law team, specialising in relationship property and trust litigation. She is recognised for her high-quality work and the positivity she brings to the office. She also serves as an excellent mentor to junior lawyers.

Tompkins Wake has also recently promoted the following people:

  • Eli Tamati to Associate
  • Charley Lunt to Associate
  • Drisana Sheely to Associate
  • Gaanesh Seger to Associate
  • Alex Rankin to Associate
  • Rosalie Reeves to Senior Solicitor

"It is incredibly pleasing to see three exemplary lawyers promoted within our firm. These promotions are not only a testament to their individual dedication to our clients and their respective expertise, but it also recognises their contributions to our firm,” said Tompkins Wake CEO Jon Calder.

Tompkins Wake Chair of Partners Scott Ratuki said “As they step into these new roles, we are confident they will continue to embody the values and drive that have always been at the heart of Tompkins Wake, further strengthening our firm and enhancing our ability to serve our clients with the highest level of skill and dedication."

In addition to these promotions, commercial property and real estate expert Tom Price joined Tompkins Wake as partner on 11 March.

Tom joined our commercial property team as Partner based in Auckland. Tom brings with him a wealth of experience in the real estate sector having worked internationally in the UK and Middle East where he practiced at several leading law firms, including two of the UK’s most recognised leaders in real estate work, along with several significant national commercial property focused firms.

The firm congratulates all our promoted lawyers on their achievement of the next step in their legal careers.

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