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Chapman Tripp appoints six new principals

Chapman Tripp appoints six new principals and three new senior solicitors

LawFuel - The Law Jobs and Legal NewsWire Chapman Tripp is pleased to announce the promotion of six new principals and three new senior solicitors across its three offices.

Managing partner, Mark Reese says that the promotions are a significant acknowledgement of the individuals' capabilities in their areas of expertise and their ability to achieve results for clients.

"These promotions recognise our lawyers' contribution to the firm and the value they represent to our clients. They also reflect the firm's commitment to a significant national presence."


Fiona Bennett, Christchurch Fiona practises in corporate and commercial law with a particular emphasis on acquisitions, banking and finance, joint venture arrangements and construction law, advising clients across a broad range of industries.

Paula Brosnahan, Auckland Paula specialises in environment and resource management, advising clients on property developments, retail, infrastructure, land transport, due diligence investigations and Overseas Investment Act issues.

Briony Davies, Wellington Briony specialises in litigation and public law. She provides litigation, regulatory and strategic advice to companies, political organisations and industry bodies, with particular expertise in the gas, electricity and telecommunications sectors.

Siobhan Hale, Wellington Siobhan practises in commercial and public law with expertise in administrative law, parliamentary processes, legislative drafting, statutory interpretation, the Official Information Act, and the law relating to Crown entities and the state sector.

Edward Scorgie, Auckland Edward specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, advising clients on disputes arising from business acquisitions, anti-trust regulation and prosecution, product liability, property and construction disputes, public law, general contract, and tort and equity problems in the commercial context.

Emma Sutcliffe, Wellington Emma specialises in finance, advising banks, corporates and government entities on corporate and structured finance, acquisition finance, securitisation and general banking. Principals at Chapman Tripp have equal status to partners in terms of work quality and ability to manage relationships with clients.

Senior solicitors Melanie McRandle, Wellington Melanie specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, advising clients on issues including contractual and commercial disputes, tort and public law.

Chad Morgan, Wellington Chad practises in the commercial, finance and regulatory areas. His experience includes corporate, securities and regulatory advice, structured and project finance transactions, listed securities issues, and legal, policy and communications work for government.

Tim Smith, Wellington Tim specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, advising corporate clients and industry groups over a range of areas including public law and general commercial litigation.


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