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

 

Sky City : Auckland Convention Centre Cost Jumps By A Fifth

SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further gambling concessions ruled out. The Auckland-based company has increased its estimate to build the centre to between $470 million and $530 million as the construction boom across the country drives up building costs and design changes add to the bill.
More>>

ALSO:

RMTU: Mediation Between Lyttelton Port And Union Fails

The Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) has opted to continue its overtime ban indefinitely after mediation with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) failed to progress collective bargaining. More>>

Earlier:

Science Policy: Callaghan, NSC Funding Knocked In Submissions

Callaghan Innovation, which was last year allocated a budget of $566 million over four years to dish out research and development grants, and the National Science Challenges attracted criticism in submissions on the government’s draft national statement of science investment, with science funding largely seen as too fragmented. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Spark, Voda And Telstra To Lay New Trans-Tasman Cable

Spark New Zealand and Vodafone, New Zealand’s two dominant telecommunications providers, in partnership with Australian provider Telstra, will spend US$70 million building a trans-Tasman submarine cable to bolster broadband traffic between the neighbouring countries and the rest of the world. More>>

ALSO:

More:

Statistics: Current Account Deficit Widens

New Zealand's annual current account deficit was $6.1 billion (2.6 percent of GDP) for the year ended September 2014. This compares with a deficit of $5.8 billion (2.5 percent of GDP) for the year ended June 2014. More>>

ALSO:

Still In The Red: NZ Govt Shunts Out Surplus To 2016

The New Zealand government has pushed out its targeted return to surplus for a year as falling dairy prices and a low inflation environment has kept a lid on its rising tax take, but is still dangling a possible tax cut in 2017, the next election year and promising to try and achieve the surplus pledge on which it campaigned for election in September. More>>

ALSO:

Job Insecurity: Time For Jobs That Count In The Meat Industry

“Meat Workers face it all”, says Graham Cooke, Meat Workers Union National Secretary. “Seasonal work, dangerous jobs, casual and zero hours contracts, and increasing pressure on workers to join non-union individual agreements. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news