Fee Langstone has announced the appointment of two partners, from 1 February.
Virginia Wethey was admitted in 1999 and joined Fee Langstone’s predecessor firm, Jones Fee, as a graduate. She moved to London in 2001 and worked for two highly regarded insurance practices.
After returning to New Zealand Virginia rejoined the firm in 2011. She has extensive insurance and civil litigation experience. Her specialities include liability claims (particularly profession indemnity), fire and general insurance (including earthquake claims) and policy coverage.
After working for two years in a large commercial firm in Auckland, Russell Stewart practised in Sydney for over 10 years in a leading Australian commercial and insurance firm.
He returned to New Zealand in 2010 and joined Jones Fee. Russell has extensive experience in conducting complex, high-value commercial litigation. He has a particular expertise in acting for the insurers of chartered accountants and auditors defending civil claims and disciplinary complaints.
Virginia Wethey and Russell Stewart.