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Tania Restall

People & Culture Director

Senior Leadership Team

Responsible for driving our national people vision and strategic priorities, Tania leads our People & Culture team.

With her team, she delivers operational excellence in all aspects of talent management and development, while embracing diversity and individuality, across our three offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Tania provides high level leadership, strategic direction and oversight to optimise culture, people leadership and development practices and initiatives – making sure these all align with the firm’s strategic priorities.

An experienced human resources practitioner, Tania has over 16 years’ experience leading high performing teams in the professional and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Chapman Tripp, Tania was Head of People & Culture, Business Banking at ASB Bank.


  • Member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand.
  • Member of the New Zealand Institute Of Directors.

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Milestone achieved on diversity and inclusion programme with Rainbow Tick

Having received a preliminary pass in December last year, we have met the criteria to be certified with the Rainbow Tick, signifying our ongoing dedication to ensuring our people can be their authentic selves in the workplace.

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Chapman Tripp graduate recruitment campaign rated as one of the best

Chapman Tripp is the only law firm recognised by students across New Zealand in the Top 10 Best Graduate Campaigns for 2021 in a recent Student Pulse Report survey produced by Talent Solutions.

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Voted top graduate employer in NZ’s legal sector

Students have voted Chapman Tripp as the best law firm to work for in a recent survey conducted by GradNewZealand.

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