Global law firm DLA Piper announces the appointment of new Auckland based partner, Rachel Brown. Rachel is a specialist banking and finance lawyer and joins Michael Thompson and Katie Carson. Beginning her career in New Zealand, she later spent several years at a global law firm in London. Rachel has acted for bank and borrower clients across a wide range of sectors and jurisdictions in between raising two children. She has expertise in corporate, property, acquisition and project finance as well as restructuring and insolvency.