AWS Legal grows Queenstown team with new senior hire

Senior associate Jono Cole brings his expertise in corporate and commercial law

AWS Legal grows Queenstown team with new senior hire
Jono Cole

AWS Legal has grown its Queenstown team with the appointment of Jono Cole to the role of senior associate.

Cole is a corporate and commercial law specialist with a significant expertise in commercial and residential property matters, including leasing and conveyancing, shareholder disputes, contract claims, commercial insolvency, business restructuring, regulatory advice, and debt recovery. He is also well versed in civil dispute resolution processes.

He has worked closely with local and central government agencies and small and large businesses across different industries, such hospitality, tourism, property, healthcare, and professional services. He has made appearances before the District Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

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Cole joins AWS Legal after spending the first decade of his career in Wellington. He initially worked as a tax consultant at KPMG New Zealand. He then moved to Ford Sumner, where he held several positions, including senior associate and associate, for almost nine years.

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