Published on 7/03/2019
The firm has further strengthened its national presence recently by welcoming two new partners and two senior associates, and promoting an additional five to senior associate, across its offices in Christchurch and Auckland.  The appointments are an exciting addition to the growing senior team and brings the total partnership numbers to 22.  

Andrew Watkins joined the firm in December last year and has recently been promoted to partner in the national Dispute Resolution Team.  Andrew is based in the Christchurch office and has over 25 years’ experience specialising in complex relationship property estate matters.  Andrew has a special interest in trust law, having presented at numerous national conferences over the last 15 years on its interplay with the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.

Rebecca Saunders joins the firm as a partner in the national Dispute Resolution Team.  She is based in the Auckland office and specialises in construction law, in particular resolving construction related disputes.  Rebecca has broad national and international experience in construction adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act 2002, arbitration, court litigation and mediation.

Greg Simms joins the Auckland office as a senior associate in the national Dispute Resolution Team.  Greg has experience in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters, arbitration proceedings and regulatory investigations.  Having worked in London at a Magic Circle firm for the past five years, Greg also has extensive international experience in commercial disputes and investigations.

Kimberley Wong has joined the firm’s national Corporate and Commercial Team as a senior associate, also based in the Auckland office.  Kimberley has national and international experience, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investment.

The firm would like to congratulate its five associates promoted to senior associate, who include Richard Hargreaves, Tiana Ritchie and Nicholas Lawrence in the national Dispute Resolution Team, and Kirstie Wyss and Kate Woods in the national Resource Management Team.     
 



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