Chapman Tripp has been recognised as a leading New Zealand law firm by the 2011 Chambers and Partners Global guide.
The independent research noted Chapman Tripp as top tier in six practice areas. Chapman Tripp also had the most leading lawyers named in the New Zealand chapter.
Partners Tim Tubman, Frank McLaughlin, Bradley Kidd, Matt Carroll and Graeme Olding were all noted by Chambers Global for the first time.
Chambers publishes international guides to the legal profession which identifies and ranks the world's best lawyers according to criteria valued by clients – including technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery and value for money.
Chapman Tripp’s 2011 results were:
|Banking and finance
Cathryn Barber (up and coming)
|"This firm is deservedly in the top band." "We have used them for 20 years for their excellent banking work, technical skill and very current market knowledge."|
Tim Tubman (up and coming)
Bradley Kidd (up and coming)
|"The lawyers are well known and well respected in New Zealand. They are responsive and effective, and give good opinions that are thoroughly researched.”|
|Jack Hodder is an “excellent lead litigator," while Adam Ross is commended as “personable and very able - he contests the issues that really matter."|
||"The team is dedicated and pragmatic, with a commercially focused approach."|
||"The lawyers are pragmatic and incredibly knowledgeable."|
||Matt Carroll (up and coming)
||"They provide a very smooth service both in terms of their people skills and in dealing with legal issues, and they have a strong team of partners."|
|Restructuring and insolvency
|"They are able to give refined legal analysis when required."|
Graeme Olding (up and coming)
|"They are very helpful when talking about a new product or legislation. They were good at pushing the option through to launch."|
|Technology, media and telecommunications
|“It serves the most important clients and does the most work.” “A large and resourceful firm offering an incredible range of services.”|
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