Chapman Tripp promotes climate change expert to partner

The firm says its new partner 'powers up' ability to offer clients with specialist expertise

Chapman Tripp promotes climate change expert to partner

Chapman Tripp has announced the promotion of climate change expert Alana Lampitt to partner.

Lampitt is a resource management and environmental law practitioner with specialist expertise in climate change regulation and emissions trading. Her career includes 14 years’ experience advising clients on regulatory climate change and emissions trading matters both in New Zealand and London, spending five years at Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy as a senior associate in the firm’s global environmental, climate, and regulatory law group.

Since joining Chapman Tripp in 2017, Lampitt has been a member of the firm’s environment and resource management team based in Auckland. She will formally join the firm’s partnership on 1 December 2021.

“Alana brings such a wealth of knowledge, together with a vitality and enthusiasm that is infectious to those around her,” said Pip England, chief executive partner at Chapman Tripp. “She ‘powers up’ our firm’s ability to offer clients with specialist expertise at a really critical moment for both climate change and environmental law in New Zealand.”

England added that Lampitt will be “in hot demand as clients seek her advice to navigate this huge wave of regulatory reform, identify opportunities and manage risk.”

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