Simpson Grierson appoints eight new senior associates

by NZ Lawyer19 Feb 2014
Simpson Grierson has just announced the appointment of eight new senior associates to their Auckland office.
Andrew Matthews has re-joined Simpson Grierson after working at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London for several years. He specialises in corporate work, focusing on public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate governance.
Joanne Dickson is a commercial litigation expert specialising in resolving commercial and civil disputes, particularly those involving intellectual property issues and commercial contracts.
Kate Stubbing is a specialist in resource management, environmental and local government law.  Stubbing advises corporate clients as well as local authorities and Auckland Council CCOs.
Rebecca Faull is a litigator with expertise in a number of specialist areas including contract, insurance, negligence, banking and insolvency disputes. She handles all areas of commercial dispute resolution, including negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and court proceedings.
Victoria Anderson is a corporate and commercial lawyer. She advises clients on a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and shareholding arrangements as well as complex contractual arrangements.
Vivienne Bishop specialises in private client work. She advises on all areas of asset protection planning and acts for a number of the firm's high net worth clients.
Warren Bangma advises councils, CCOs and corporate clients on a wide range of resource management and local government issues and appears regularly before council hearing committees and the Environment Court. He is particularly focused on major water, stormwater and transport infrastructure projects.
Zelda Gower handles financing transactions, including corporate banking, corporate restructuring, commercial terms, acquisition financing, and asset financing and leasing. Her experience includes advising on the Personal Property Securities Act and Personal Property Securities Register.