New Zealand Law Award winners announced

by Sophie Schroder07 Nov 2014
The 10th Annual New Zealand Law Awards held at the Pullman Hotel were a smashing success, and over 450 people attended to celebrate excellence in the legal profession.

But of course, the big question is: Which firms, teams and individuals triumphed and took home a trophy last night?

We have the exclusive results below:
 
Capital Markets Deal of the Year:                          Meridian IPO
Consumer Media Tech Deal of the Year:               Mediaworks Sale and Debt Restructuring
M&A Deal of the Year:                                           Beijing Capital Acquisition of Transpacific Waste Management
NZ Deal of the Year:                                              Solid Energy Financial Restructuring  
International Deal of the Year:                               Beijing Capital Acquisition of Transpacific Waste Management
In-House Team of the Year:                                   New Zealand Treasury
In-House Lawyer of the Year:                                Charles Bolt, Fletcher Building, Dave Whiteridge, NZ Transport Agency
Young In-House Lawyer of the Year:                      Frances Hook, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority
Insurance In-House Team of the Year:                    AIG Insurance NZ
Banking & Finance In-House Team of the Year:      Heartland Bank
Large Law Firm of the Year:                                   Chapman Tripp
Mid-Size Law Firm of the Year:                              Anderson Lloyd
Regional / Suburban Law Firm of the Year:            Downie Stewart Lawyers
Mediator of the Year:                                              Maria Dew 
Employer of Choice (0- 49 Employees):                  Armstrong Murray
Employer of Choice (50 - 99 Employees):               Anthony Harper
Employer of Choice (100+ Employees):                  Chapman Tripp
Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year:                    McElroys
Property and Construction Specialist Firm
of the Year:                                                             Thompson Blackie Biddles
Intellectual Property Specialist Firm
of the Year:                                                              AJ Park
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Specialist
Firm of the Year:                                                      Wilson Harle
Employment Specialist Law Firm of the Year:          LangtonHudsonButcher
Boutique Law Firm of the Year:                                Webb Henderson
Managing Partner of the Year:                                  Roger Partridge, Bell Gully
Young Private -Practice Lawyer of the Year:             Ben Thompson, Hazel Armstrong Law

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