Luke Cunningham Clere appoints partner

The senior lawyer specialises in civil, commercial and public law litigation

Luke Cunningham Clere appoints partner

Luke Cunningham Clere has appointed Richard May as a partner.

May specialises in civil, commercial, and public law litigation. He acts for both clients in the public and private sectors in trials and appeals related to contracts, company law, property, tort, and Fair Trading Act claims.

He also has an advisory practice, with a particular focus on insolvency disputes and administrative law.

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May was previously a senior solicitor at Chapman Tripp. He was also a senior associate at Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia.

He joined Luke Cunningham Clere in 2014 as a senior associate and was promoted to principal in 2017. The firm, which now has six partners, is the office of the Wellington Crown Solicitor.

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