On the Move | April 2024

Marisa Lorigan joins Board of Directors at Savory Construction

As Savory looks to the future the business is making some governance changes to ensure they are positioned to deliver on their strategic roadmap.

Marisa Lorigan will join their Board of Directors, effective April 2024. Marisa is currently the General Manager of Business + Strategy and brings a wealth of experience and expertise including 17 years in the property industry.

Robbie Housham and Greg Kingston will step down as Directors, however, both will remain key members of the Senior Leadership Team at Savory.

They are looking forward to the next chapter for Savory and continuing to deliver world-class projects for their valued clients.

The Savory Board of Directors effective April 2024 will be Daniel Clark, Sam Lomax and Marisa Lorigan.

Congratulations Marisa!

Greenwood Roche appoints Rob Harris as partner and new principal promotions

The Partners of Greenwood Roche are very proud to announce that Rob Harris joined them in Partnership this month.  
Rob is a specialist construction disputes lawyer with a focus on resolving complex in-project disputes and post-completion claims via settlement, adjudication, arbitration or the courts. He has particular experience with construction and property related claims arising across a variety of sectors and projects including motorways, hospitals, multi-unit apartments, commercial, industrial and civil works. Rob also works closely with private and public clients’ in-house legal teams as dedicated project counsel to provide client-focussed, strategic advice and is well known across the country for his expertise in pre-dispute risk mitigation and dispute avoidance. 
Rob’s appointment to Partner represents another example of the firm’s policy of developing and promoting from within our own senior ranks. Rob is an impressive addition to our National Construction team of 16 lawyers, with four Partners across our three offices.  
Congratulations Rob, welcome to the Partnership!

Fantastic news out of their Wellington hub – Renee de Lisle has been promoted to Principal. Renée practises in all aspects of property law with a focus on development projects, large-scale property acquisitions and disposals, commercial leasing and complex rural land acquisitions and leasing projects. She has a particular interest in large-scale urban regeneration projects and has expertise in navigating the applicable statutory powers and restrictions which apply to the acquisition and subsequent development of land by the Crown and other public entities. Renée has been with Greenwood Roche since her return from overseas travel in 2017 and is an impressive addition to the leadership team – congratulations Renée! 

Greenwood Roche are very pleased to announce that Clifton Lin has been promoted to Principal. Clifton is a senior commercial property specialist based in Auckland who joined Greenwood Roche in mid-2022, bringing his extensive expertise in complex property and infrastructure projects gained during several long stints at national law firms. Clifton’s promotion recognizes his depth of knowledge and experience and breadth of his practice, as he continues to advise key clients on major developments and complex transactions across multiple sectors. The Partners are thrilled to welcome Clifton to the senior leadership group at Greenwood Roche.

RCP has announced its senior appointments for 2024

Managing Director, Jeremy Hay, reflects on the changing dynamics of RCP’s leadership group. 
“This year’s appointees aren’t just exceptional project delivery professionals; they also embody the diverse and evolving skill sets that our industry will need for the future. From unlocking the potential for Artificial Intelligence in construction to improving cultural stakeholder engagement, I’m really inspired to see our emerging leaders motivated to take ownership and shape these technical and social specialisms,” says Hay. 
“I also applaud the dedication and perseverance of all those promoted and the teams and managers that have supported them over many years. It’s a healthy sign for RCP that our pathway development programmes produce such a high calibre of industry leaders,” he concludes. 
All appointments are effective from 1 April 2024. 
Ben Harland – Director 
Bevan Judge – Director 
Sebastian Stanczuk – Senior Associate 
Brad McLeigh – Associate & New Plymouth Manager 
Kate Crossling – Associate 
Shaun Kao – Associate 
Jamie Pye – Associate 

Beca announces principals for 2024

Beca are excited to announce their 2024 Principal and Senior Principal promotions and senior hires into the business.

“It’s our people that make us who we are, and we are proud to have exceptional people working alongside each other, our clients and our communities, to build a better future and make every day better.” 

View the announcement here.


Tamba Carleton promoted to Director CBRE

Congratulations Tamba Carleton on your promotion to Director in the CBRE Research team. A well-deserved recognition of the strong niche you have carved out and the contributions you have made in property research, especially within your residential specialisation.

Holland Beckett promotes two Partners

Holland Beckett are delighted to announce the promotion to partnership of Natasha van der Wal and William Dymock.

Both Will and Natasha are highly accomplished in their specialist fields, and Holland Beckett are thrilled to recognise their exceptional talent, leadership and commitment to their clients and firm.

Congratulations to you both!

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