Lane Neave announces new partner, Evelyn Jones

Lane Neave has enhanced its corporate practice, and bolstered its partnership, with the appointment of new Auckland based partner Evelyn Jones.

Evelyn Jones is a specialist banking and financial services lawyer with more than ten years’ experience in all aspects of banking and financial services law.

The appointment brings the total number of partners to 24 with five in the firm’s Auckland office and demonstrates Lane Neave’s depth of national experience across all practice areas.

Andrew Shaw, the managing partner at Lane Neave, said he is delighted to welcome such a highly respected banking and financial services partner.

“Lane Neave continues to attract some of the best talent in New Zealand and Evelyn’s appointment further enhances our strength in the banking and financial services area,” said Shaw.

“The appointment aligns with our firm-wide growth plan, enhancing our national strengths, adding depth to our presence in the local Auckland market and bringing additional support to our national clients.”

“Evelyn’s commercial experience, judgement, technical ability and exceptional client focus make Evelyn a valuable addition to the partnership of the firm.”

Before joining Lane Neave, Evelyn has worked at other major law firms in New Zealand and in London. She has also worked in-house (on secondment and on contract) at a major bank and a leading consumer finance product company in New Zealand.

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