The promotions bolster the firm's insolvency and aged care law offerings
Anthony Harper has promoted Rose Clements and Chloe Jolliffe to its partnership.
Clements is based in Tāmaki Makaurau and specialises in retirement village and aged care law. Her clients include operators, statutory supervisors, large corporates, and smaller not-for-profits.
She has been practising for over 17 years and is also an expert in ESG and sustainability, having previously acted for a number of European banks in relation to matters involving ESG/sustainability-linked loan facilities.
Clements kicked off her legal career with Burke Melrose, (which merged with Anthony Harper in 2013); here, she concentrated on securities and retirement law. She then relocated to London, where she logged over a decade working with the banking and finance team at Carey Olsen in London and the Channel Islands. At Carey Olsen, she focused on fund finance and real estate finance before returning to New Zealand in 2022.
Anthony Harper managing partner Malcolm Hurley confirmed that Clements is presently working with clients in relation to the government’s proposed amendments to the Retirement Villages Act.
Jolliffe works from Anthony Harper’s Ōtautahi (Christchurch) office. She started her tenure with the firm as a summer clerk in 2004 and has practised for more than 17 years.
She specialises in insolvency law, and her areas of expertise cover issues involving the repossession of goods, recovery of real property, and personal and corporate insolvency. She also has an interest in providing debt recovery solutions to clients.
Jolliffe’s clients include financiers, banks, and insolvency practitioners. She chairs the Ōtautahi Steering Committee of Women in Restructuring and Insolvency New Zealand; moreover, she is a member of the Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association New Zealand committee that organises networking and training events in Ōtautahi. She recently presented a seminar focusing on insolvency issues arising from cryptocurrency collapses.