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Russell McVeagh lawyers receive top rankings in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 Guide

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Published on: December 16, 2020


Russell McVeagh is delighted to see so many of its talented lawyers recognised in the Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2021 guide, including several newly ranked individuals.
A special congratulations to Guy Lethbridge who has been recognised as an Eminent Practitioner – the only Banking and Finance lawyer in New Zealand to have received this ranking.
David Weavers (Banking & Finance), Marika Eastwick-Field (Dispute Resolution), and Liz Blythe (Technology, Media and Telecoms) were each ranked 'Up-and-Coming' for the first time in their respective fields of expertise, joining Anna Crosbie (Real Estate), Daniel Minhinnick (Environment & Resource Management) and Tom Hunt (Banking and Finance), with Sarah McQueen also included as an 'Associate-to-Watch' (Financial Services).
The firm's wide-ranging practice groups were also eminently ranked by the guide, including top rankings for Banking and Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Real Estate, and Tax. You can view the full firm rankings here.
We would like to thank our clients and peers for providing Chambers' researchers with feedback on our firm as part of their independent research process, including:
"a top-tier firm that is able to bring in relevant talent as required"
"they have an excellent reputation and some of the most commercial partners in New Zealand"
"it was a very detailed, complex matter and they did a fine job"
"they provide clear and commercially focused advice and are responsive and client-focused"
"the lawyers are personable, smart and aware of the implications of the significant changes occurring"

Other leading Russell McVeagh rankings in the newly-released guide include: Deemple Budhia and John Powell (Banking and Finance), Troy Pilkington (Competition/Antitrust), Joe Windmeyer, David Hoare and Ben Paterson (Corporate/Commercial), Kylie Dunn (Employment), Mei Fern Johnson (Energy and Natural Resources), Allison Arthur-Young (Environment & Resource Management), Polly Pope (Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency), Tim Clarke and Craig Shrive (Public Law), David Butler and Ed Crook (Real Estate), Matt Kersey (Restructuring and Insolvency), and Fred Ward (Tax).
Chambers and Partners' Asia-Pacific 2021 guide can be viewed here.

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