Firm promotes one new senior associate and two new associates
Wakefield Lawyers has promoted several key members of its team, according to the New Zealand Law Society.
Amy Webster has been promoted to senior associate, while Lisa Kiteley and Merlaina Donald have been promoted to associate.
Webster specialises in employment law, commercial law, and general dispute resolution. She joined the firm in 2019 and has significant employment law experience from her time at a boutique employment law firm in Wellington.
She has also worked in-house for one of New Zealand’s largest government departments and has experience dealing with a wide range of commercial matters, with a particular interest in e-commerce and privacy law.
Meanwhile, Kiteley is an English-qualified solicitor with over 10 years legal experience specialising in commercial property, high-net-worth residential property, and property finance transactions. She has acted for a wide variety of domestic and international clients, from property developers to private banks and offshore lenders.
Her commercial property experience includes the sale and purchase of commercial properties for investors and occupiers, as well as development acquisition and resale, and property management.
Lastly, Donald has over 10 years’ experience advising clients on personal and commercial legal matters in the Wellington and Kapiti regions. Her particular interests lie with immigration law and she has co-presented seminars to immigration practitioners. She is a member of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment.