The new partners bring experience in diverse practice areas
Bell Gully has appointed five new partners for 2024, enhancing its team with diverse skills, experience, and insights.
Alex Bond, a corporate partner, has a broad range of experience in corporate and commercial matters, having worked in New Zealand, London, and Paris. He advises on M&As and other corporate matters across various sectors.
Gabrielle Menzies, another corporate partner, is known for her considerable experience in corporate and commercial matters, both in New Zealand and overseas. She is an expert in M&A, joint ventures, and equity capital markets transactions. She returned to Bell Gully in 2020.
Richard Massey, a corporate partner focusing on consumer law, privacy, ESG, and emerging legal and regulatory issues, offers strategic regulatory advice across various sectors. He assists in negotiating commercial contracts, ensuring compliance, and aiding with submissions on legislative reforms.
Mat Brown, a partner in projects and real estate, is acknowledged for his advice on significant New Zealand projects, offering a practical and straightforward approach. He is a trusted advisor to a wide range of entities, including government departments, local authorities, iwi organisations, developers, and contractors.
Sam Hiebendaal, focusing on litigation and dispute resolution, has experience in insurance and competition law, advising on complex disputes, including class actions in New Zealand and abroad. He is well-versed in representing clients across various industries in court and in arbitrations and mediations.