Mid-year promotions announced

Seven of our talented lawyers from around the country have been promoted in the annual Lane Neave mid-year promotion cycle.

It is one of two rounds of promotion that occur each year to recognise exceptional technical ability and client care.

The following promotions took effect on 1 July 2024:

Senior Associate to Special Counsel
Jackie Frampton – Litigation (Christchurch)

Associate to Senior Associate
Kieran Miller – Commercial Property (Queenstown)
Andrew Neill – Commercial Property (Christchurch)

Solicitor to Senior Solicitor
Helena Scholes – Employment (Wellington)
Justine Zhang – Commercial Property (Auckland)
Peter Ko – Corporate (Auckland)
Sarah Kirkwood – Immigration (Christchurch)

In congratulating the lawyers, Lane Neave Managing Partner Andrew Shaw said the promotions reflected their talent, hard work, and dedication to both the firm and clients.

“It’s a real privilege to see our people grow as professionals and people, watching and supporting them as they build their careers and reputations.

“Each of them exemplify the skills we look for in excellent lawyers – and they are making a significant contribution to the lives and businesses of their clients and to Lane Neave.

“This is an exceptional group of lawyers and I hope they feel proud as they take this step in their careers.”

Meet the team that makes
things simple.

Jackie Frampton
Kieran Miller
Andrew Neill
Helena Scholes
Justine Zhang
Peter Ko
Sarah Kirkwood

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