Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


New year sees new partners and senior associates

Press release
For immediate release
Tuesday 22 January 2013

New year sees new partners and senior associates for Bell Gully

Bell Gully welcomes the New Year with the appointment of three new partners, with effect from 1 January 2013.

Tax partner Joanne Hodge returns to the firm after two years in Australia. Joanne is a tax law expert with trans-Tasman experience. She advises on all aspects of corporate tax for public and private companies and financial institutions, including transactional work. Joanne is a member of the New Zealand branch of the International Fiscal Association.

Bell Gully chairman Roger Partridge commented "We are very pleased to have Joanne back in the partnership with us. Her experience and knowledge will further strengthen our well-recognised tax team."

To find out more about Joanne follow this link: http://www.bellgully.com/profiles/profile.jeh.asp

The firm is also pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners – David Friar and Toby Sharpe.

David Friar is a commercial litigator who specialises in insolvency law, insurance litigation, banking and finance matters and commercial disputes.

Prior to joining Bell Gully, David spent six years at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York. David holds an LLM from Columbia University in New York, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. David is a member of INSOL New Zealand and the New Zealand Insurance Law Association.

To find out more about David follow this link: http://www.bellgully.com/profiles/profile.dyf.asp

Toby Sharpe returned to Bell Gully in 2009 after spending four years working in the corporate team of London law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. Toby specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings as well as securities offerings.

Roger Partridge said that "the firm is delighted to add two outstanding young talents to its ranks. These additions to the partnership are a continuation of Bell Gully's drive to ensure that our clients continue to have access to leaders with experience and skills that are second to none."

To find out more about Toby follow this link: http://www.bellgully.com/profiles/profile.tzs.asp

Bell Gully has also appointed two new senior associates.

Stacey Lulham has returned to the corporate team in the Wellington office where she started her legal career in 2005. After completing a BCL Master's degree at the University of Oxford in 2009, Stacey spent three years at London law firm Allen & Overy.

To find out more about Stacey follow this link: http://www.bellgully.com/profiles/profile.sll.asp

Chris Goddard joins Bell Gully from London law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, where he had been since 2001. Chris has extensive experience in securities offerings, acting for both issuers and underwriters, and mergers and acquisitions.

To find out more about Chris follow this link: http://www.bellgully.com/profiles/profile.cdg.asp


ENDS

ABOUT BELL GULLY
Bell Gully is a full service law firm, with a team of over 200 lawyers and is consistently recognised as a leading New Zealand legal adviser in a number of independent international legal directories. They work closely with many of New Zealand’s leading companies and have expertise in a wide array of areas including market-leading corporate, commercial, financial services, tax, property and dispute resolution. For examples of Bell Gully’s recent work follow the hyperlink below:
http://www.bellgully.com/areas/area.hi.0008.work.asp

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

BusinessDesk: APN's NZME Sees Future In Paywalls, Growth In Digital Sales

APN News & Media has touted a single newsroom concept for its NZME unit in New Zealand, similar to what Germany's Die Welt uses, saying an 'integrated sales proposition' is helping it win market share, including ... More>>

Labour Party: Global Milk Prices Now Lowest In 6 Years

The latest fall in the global dairy price has brought it to the lowest level in six years and shows there must be meaningful action in tomorrow’s Budget to diversify the economy, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Dairy prices ... More>>

BusinessDesk: NZ Inflation Expectations Creep Higher In June Survey

May 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand businesses lifted their expectations for inflation over the next two years, sapping any immediate pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates, and prompting the kiwi dollar to jump higher. More>>

BusinessDesk: Lower Fuel Costs Drive Down NZ Producer Input, Output Prices

May 19 - Producer input and output prices fell in the first quarter, mainly reflecting lower fuel costs and weakness in prices of meat and dairy products. More>>

Media: Fairfax Media NZ Announces Senior Editorial Team

Fairfax Media New Zealand has today confirmed its new editorial leadership team, as part of a transformation of its newsrooms aimed at enhancing local and national journalism across digital and print. More>>

Science: Flavonoids Reduce Cold And Cough Risk

Flavonoids reduce cold and cough risk Research from the University of Auckland shows eating flavonoids – found in green tea, apples, blueberries, cocoa, red wine and onions – can significantly reduce the risk of catching colds and coughs. The research, ... More>>


BusinessDesk: RBNZ House Alert Speech The Catalyst For Government Action

Prime Minister John Key all but conceded that pressure from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand for concerted action on rampant Auckland house prices was one of the main catalysts for the government's weekend announcements about tightly ... More>>

BusinessDesk: How To Fall Foul Of The New Housing Tax Rules: Tips From IRD

Just because you rented out your investment property doesn't absolve you from paying tax, says the Inland Revenue Department in a summary of commonly made mistakes by non-professional property investors when it comes to their tax liability.More>>

Legal: Superdiversity Law, Policy And Business Stocktake Announced

Mai Chen, Managing Partner at Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Auckland, today announced the establishment ... More>>

Housing: More House Price Gains Expected

House price expectations remain high, with a net 56% of respondents expecting house prices will increase. Fears of higher interest rates are fading, consistent with the RBNZ’s signals this year. Affordability and a lack of houses for ... More>>

TDDA: State-Of-The-Art Drug Testing Laboratory To Open In Auckland

World leading drug testing agencies, The Drug Detection Agency (TDDA) and Omega Laboratories, open New Zealand laboratory More>>

Network: Bigpipe Launches Ultra-Fast Broadband Into Wellington

Bigpipe Launches Ultra-Fast Broadband into Wellington Naked broadband provider Bigpipe has extended its national reach, announcing today, the launch of its unlimited UFB offering into Wellington. The Spark Venture business is giving Wellingtonians the ... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news