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THE NEW ZEALAND LAW AWARDS 2018 WINNERS


 

Deal Awards

MA Deal Team

NICHE Recruiting Specialists M&A Deal of the Year

Shell New Zealand divestment programme

Firms: Ashurst; Bell Gully; Chapman Tripp; Simpson Grierson

Capital Markets Deal

Capital Markets Deal of the Year

IFC green bond issuance

Firm: Chapman Tripp

 

Mid Market Deal of the Year

Mid-Market Deal of the Year

Sale of AJ Park

Firms: Chapman Tripp; Watson Mangioni; Webb Henderson

Consumer Media and Tech Deal of the Year

Consumer, Media and Tech Deal of the Year

New Zealand’s first telecommunications network sharing arrangement

Firms: Bell Gully; MinterEllisonRuddWatts

 

International Deal of the Year

International Deal of the Year

Lattice Energy acquisition by Beach Energy

Firms: Chapman Tripp; Gilbert + Tobin; Herbert Smith Freehills; Russell McVeagh

NZ Deal of the Year

Rembrandt New Zealand Deal of the Year

Lattice Energy acquisition by Beach Energy

Firms: Chapman Tripp; Gilbert + Tobin; Herbert Smith Freehills; Russell McVeagh

 

In-house Awards

Young Inhouse Lawyer - 35 or under

Anthony Harper Young In-House Lawyer of the Year (35 or under)

Emily Acland, Vocus Group

Inhouse Lawyer of the Year

MinterEllisonRuddWatts In-House Lawyer of the Year

Andrew Cordner, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

 

Financial Services Inhouse Team

Simpson Grierson Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

ANZ New Zealand

Inhouse Team of the Year

Russell McVeagh In-House Team of the Year

Wellington City Council Legal Team

 

Firm Awards

SBM Legal - Team Photo November 2018

Employment Law Specialist Law Firm of the Year

SBM Legal

(were unable to attend on the night)

Employment Law Specialist Firm

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Specialist Law Firm of the Year

Wilson Harle

 

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year

James & Wells

Property and Construction

Property & Construction Specialist Law Firm of the Year

Thompson Blackie Biddles Limited

 

Insurance Specialist Law Firm

Insurance Specialist Law Firm of the Year

McElroys

Boutique Law Firm

Boutique Law Firm of the Year

Webb Henderson

 

Legal Personell - 1-50

Legal Personnel Employer of Choice (<50 Lawyers)

Juno Legal Limited

Legal Personell - 50-100

Legal Personnel Employer of Choice (51-100 Lawyers)

Anderson Lloyd

 

Legal Personell 100

Legal Personnel Employer of Choice (>100 Lawyers)

Simpson Grierson

Mediator of the Year

Resolution Institute Mediator of the Year

Grant Allan

 

Private Practice Lawyer 35 or under

Artemis Executive Recruitment Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year (35 or under)

Rebecca Rose, Bell Gully

Managing Partner Less than 100

Managing Partner of the Year (<100 Lawyers)

Richard Greenaway, Anderson Lloyd

 

Managing Partner more than 100

Managing Partner of the Year (>100 Lawyers)

Heather Ash accepted the award on behalf of Anne Callinan, Simpson Grierson

Deal Team of the Year less than 100

Deal Team of the Year (<100 Lawyers)

Webb Henderson

 

Deal Team over 100

Deal Team of the Year (>100 Lawyers)

Chapman Tripp Corporate & Commercial Team

Regional Suburban

Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year

BlackmanSpargo Rural Law Limited

 

Mid Size Law Firm

Mid-size Law Firm of the Year

Anderson Lloyd

Large Law Firm

Large Law Firm of the Year

Chapman Tripp