Russell McVeagh has announced that commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer Will Irving has been promoted from senior associate to partner.
Based out of the firm's Auckland office, Irving’s specialties include disputes and advisory work across the financial services, energy, and infrastructure/property sectors. He began his legal career with the firm as a summer clerk in 2009, before becoming a solicitor in 2011. He moved into the role of senior solicitor in June 2014 and was promoted to senior associate in December 2016.
"Throughout his career, Will has advised and acted for a range of retail banks, represented significant clients of the firm in regulatory investigations, arbitrations and through the Courts, and developed niche specialties in CCCFA, AML/CFT and infrastructure disputes in the electricity sector,” said Malcolm Crotty, board chair at Russell McVeagh. “Highly regarded for his commercial expertise and cool head under pressure, Will is a leader at our firm and is well deserving of his promotion to our partnership.”