Parry Field Lawyers has promoted four to senior positions, including one to the partnership.
The firm has promoted Steven Moe to partner, while Judith Bullin, Joseph Morris, and Nicole Murphy have been appointed as senior associates, according to the New Zealand Law Society.
Moe joined the firm in 2016 from Norton Rose Fulbright in Sydney, where he was a senior associate. He was also previously with Russell McVeagh. He specialises in advising start-ups, technology companies, investors, and social enterprises on commercial matters.
Bullin has been a part of the firm’s commercial and property team since 2014. She specialises in real estate, including advising on subdivision matters, acquisition of land, development, and sales, the firm said. She also advises private clients on asset structuring, conveyancing, wills, and trusts.
Morris, who manages the firm’s office in Hokitika, has a broad range of experience. That includes advising on commercial property and conveyancing, subdivisions, farm sales and purchases and succession planning, asset protection, civil litigation, family law, and dispute resolution, the firm said.
Murphy, who has been practising since 2005, has extensive experience in family matters, including care of children, protection orders, relationship property, and applications under Family Protection Act 1955 and Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988.