Chapman Tripp is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Senior Solicitors, and to welcome back Senior Solicitors Jarrod Murphy and Joshua Pringle, who have recently returned to Chapman Tripp from New York.
Managing Partner, Andrew Poole, said the appointments demonstrated the firm's commitment to developing the country's finest legal talent.
Simon Akozu, Auckland - Tax
Simon recently joined Chapman Tripp from a large accounting firm. Simon's areas of focus include corporate taxation, transactional work, and policy developments. He is currently completing a Masters in tax.
Adrien Hunter, Auckland - Corporate & commercial
Adrien assists clients on all aspects of M&A deals, takeovers, strategic investments and capital raisings. He has particular experience in overseas investment regulation and approvals.
Tessa Kennings, Auckland - Property, real estate & construction
Tessa specialises in commercial property and public infrastructure law. She advises clients on a range of issues including property development, acquisitions, disposals and leasing.
Heather Mellott, Auckland - Finance
Heather focuses on financial services law, particularly corporate finance transactions and funds management and securities laws. She also has niche specialities in the consumer credit area and in asset-backed financings.
Jarrod Murphy, Auckland - Corporate & commercial
Jarrod is an experienced corporate lawyer with broad-based transactional and commercial expertise in the U.S., European and New Zealand...