09 October 2023

Saunders Robinson Brown October promotions

Saunders Robinson Brown has announced a series of promotions across the firm.

In addition to the promotion of two senior staff, Henny Fairgray and Vanessa Baakman, to Special Counsel a number of other staff have also been promoted.

Ramses Hunt (of the SRB Employment team) and Sarah Duff (of the SRB Property team) have been promoted to Associate; and Jenny Townsend to Associate – Registered Legal Executive within the Trusts & Estates team (pending official sign-off from NZILE).

Ramses joined SRB in April 2020 specialising in employment law and acts for both employers and employees on various employment matters. Sarah joined SRB upon graduating in 2018 and advises clients on all aspects of residential property. Jenny is an experienced member of the Trusts & Estates team specialising in trust and estate planning, trust administration, occupation right agreements and associated elder law issues.

SRB has also promoted Karina McGillivray-Seaton and Akshay Kumar of the Commercial team to Senior Solicitor. Both advise on a wide range of commercial matters including property transactions, company law, leasing and commercial contracts.

Natasha Lamont of the Property team has been promoted to Legal Assistant. She joined SRB in 2018 and assists clients with the sale and purchase of residential properties.

Managing Partner Jonathan Gillard congratulated the newly promoted team members “Well done to all our staff being promoted. In addition to their obvious legal talents, all are hardworking and committed team members who always strive to get the best results for their clients. The partners and I are very proud of their achievements”.

All promotions were effective 1 October 2023.

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