Sophie East of Bell Gully is part of the NZ Lawyer Hot List 2016.
QC appointments announced
The attorney-general has announced the appointment of 12 Queen’s Counsel this year.
Auckland housing, a crisis for some, bonanza for others
The Reserve Bank in its most recent Financial Stability Report warned that the “increasingly stretched Auckland market is at risk of a damaging correction, especially if economic conditions deteriorate. House prices now exceed nine times gross income in Auckland, placing it among the most expensive cities in the world”. But how is the situation impacting Auckland’s legal industry? Sasha Borissenko reports.
Golden era of construction
Some of New Zealand’s top construction lawyers talk to Hannah Norton about the key drivers of work in the booming industry.
Navigating NZ’s complex free trade agreements
Bell Gully partner and deputy chairman Ian Gault talks about the impact of the TPP and the Korea FTA on the New Zealand economy.
Sam O'Malley: Living the Hong Kong life
Minter Ellison associate Sam O’Malley left New Zealand more than four years ago to embark on an OE in Hong Kong. Tim Garratt reports on O’Malley’s experiences in this fast-paced business centre.