Nine take senior posts at top firm

by Sol Dolor07 Jun 2017
Russell McVeagh has elevated nine of its lawyers to senior positions, as the firm adds capacity to practice groups servicing sectors with strong demand.

Debbie Booth and Mark Campbell of the firm’s Wellington office have been promoted to consultant. Mike Doesburg and Simon Pilkinton of the Auckland office have been raised to the senior associate rank. The promotions came into effect on 1 June.

Booth is part of the firm’s banking and finance team, while Campbell is part of the litigation and corporate advisory teams. Both Doesburg and Pilkinton are members of the firm’s national environment, planning and natural resources team.

The firm has also announced five new senior solicitors. Aria Molteni-Luporini, Ryan Turner, and Joy Yoon were promoted to senior solicitor in the corporate advisory group. Also promoted to senior solicitor were Tenille Burnside in the banking and finance team, and Alex MacDuff in the litigation team.

“The promotions come in response to better meet the needs of the firm's clients across a number of specialised areas,” said Gary McDiarmid, Russell McVeagh CEO, who said the appointees were selected because of the market reputations and relationships they have developed.



Debbie Booth


Mark Campbell


Michael Doesburg


Simon Pilkinton


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