Three senior lawyers make partner at Chapman Tripp

by Sol Dolor04 Dec 2017
Chapman Tripp has selected three senior lawyers to join its partnership.

Hamish Bolland has been promoted property partner in Auckland. In Wellington, Lucy Cooper and Tim Sherman have been elevated to partner. Cooper has been named competition and regulatory partner, while Sherman was promoted to commercial and technology and media and telecommunications partner.

Bolland is a specialist in construction and major projects both in New Zealand and abroad. He has advised in some of the largest and most complex projects in the Middle East. His clients are in a wide range of industries, including infrastructure, mining, energy, water, oil and gas, commercial and residential.

Bolland, who joined Chapman Tripp in 2014, was previously a senior associate at Allen & Overy in Dubai. He is also a MinterEllisonRuddWatts alumnus.


Hamish Bolland

Cooper, who also joined Chapman Tripp from a foreign firm, specialises in competition law. She has extensive experience advising on merger clearances, cartel investigations, and other competition law and consumer protection issues for clients both domestic and international clients.

Cooper joined Champan Tripp in 2013 from Slaughter and May in London. She also worked for legacy Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney.


Lucy Cooper

Sherman, who has been with Chapman Tripp since the start of his legal career in 2005, is a specialist in corporate and commercial law. He has particular focus on technology projects, intellectual property, joint ventures, commercial contracts, and consumer and privacy law. Sherman is the projects lead for Zeren, Chapman Tripp’s recently launched technology and innovation business.


Tim Sherman


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