In a busy and more demanding environment, we are thrilled to announce the appointment of three partners in our Auckland and Christchurch offices: Lauren Curtayne – Corporate & commercial, Tessa Baker – Property & real estate, and Nick Letham – Corporate & commercial.
Newly appointed corporate & commercial partner Lauren Curtayne brings her expertise in the energy, technology and infrastructure sectors to our partnership. Lauren has been at the firm since starting as a law clerk in 2008. She is a major projects and commercial lawyer with particular expertise and emphasis on energy, technology and infrastructure. She previously worked for UK ‘magic circle’ law firm Allen & Overy, in its Abu Dhabi Projects team. Lauren advises on the development of a wide range of major projects, including power, gas, solar and infrastructure projects, together with general commercial, regulatory and consumer law issues, and has experience and particular interest in renewable projects and emerging technology.