Russell McVeagh strengthens partnership with four new appointments

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Published on: December 01, 2016


Russell McVeagh announces four new partnersRussell McVeagh is proud to welcome four new partners to the firm, effective today. Daniel Minhinnick, Troy Pilkington, Marika Eastwick-Field, and Ian Beaumont, each bring expertise which further strengthens the firm’s dynamic network of specialists.

Daniel Minhinnick joined the firm as a graduate in 2005, was promoted to Senior Solicitor in 2008, and to Senior Associate in 2011. Daniel will maintain a broad resource management practice in the firm’s Environment, Planning & Natural Resources Group.

Troy Pilkington has been a Senior Associate in the Public, Regulatory and Competition Group since 2012. He joined the firm as a solicitor in 2007. Troy will continue to focus on competition and consumer law issues, including multinational and local M&A transactions, and Fair Trading Act, cartel, and other antitrust investigations.

Marika Eastwick-Field joined the firm nine years ago as a solicitor in the Litigation Group. Marika bolsters the firm's commercial litigation capability, with a particular focus on Real Estate and Construction, Insurance and Financial Services litigation.

Ian Beaumont was granted a Russell McVeagh scholarship and summer clerked with the firm in 2006/2007. He joined as a graduate in 2008 in the Auckland Corporate Group. In 2012, he moved to the New York office of Skadden, returning to Russell McVeagh in 2015. Ian's appointment further enhances the National Corporate Advisory Group's capital markets offering.

Graeme Quigley, Partnership Chair says, It is always a pleasure to welcome new partners to the firm. That is especially so when they have all been part of the firm for some time.”

The firm is also delighted to announce a number of Senior Associate promotions. Lucy Becke (Finance), Will Irving (General Litigation), Michael Mabbett (General Litigation) and Joanna Khoo (Corporate Advisory Group), who have been promoted, effective today.

Russell McVeagh congratulates these outstanding lawyers. Many have grown their careers with the firm and have built strong relationships with clients and fellow team members.


For further information, please contact:

Diana McNae
Marketing and Communications Manager
T: 09 367 8245
M: 022 675 2702
E: [email protected]

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