Promotions include a new partner and a new principal
Greenwood Roche has made six senior promotions.
Hadleigh Yonge has become the firm’s 13th partner. The Auckland-based commercial property lawyer specialises in infrastructure development, with a practice that advises government, local authority, and large commercial-sector clients. He joined the firm as a principal in 2013, moving from Meredith Connell.
The firm has also appointed Kelly Johnson as principal. She is a specialist in commercial property, with a particular focus on commercial leasings, acquisitions and disposals, and developments. She joined the firm as senior associate in 2013 from DLA Phillips Fox.
Greenwood Roche has also appointed Rob Harris, Sam Hutchings, Beth McAuley, and Letitia Stenberg as senior associates.
Harris, who specialises in construction projects, joined the firm in 2017 from MinterEllisonRuddWatts. He has extensive experience in project procurement, advisory, and risk management.
Hutchings, who is a resource-management expert, moved to the firm in 2017 from Watson Farley & Williams in London. He is also experienced in litigation, due diligence, district plan reviews and project consenting strategy.
McAuley has been with the firm since 2017, when he joined from Burton Partners. She specialises in commercial property and financing. She has a focus on acquisition, financing, and development.
Stenberg, who joined the firm in 2016 from Pinsent Masons in Edinburgh, is known for her work in commercial property, commercial, public works, and infrastructure matters.