Four top in-house lawyers recognised at CLANZ awards

Four top in-house lawyers recognised at CLANZ awards
Four in-house lawyers, including two from Auckland Council, have scooped awards at The New Zealand Law Society's CLANZ awards.

The New Zealand Law Society recognised the important role of in-house lawyers during their CLANZ awards last Friday. 

CLANZ represents the 21 percent of lawyers employed by major organisations as in-house counsel. 

Four lawyers were recognised, with two awards going to the Auckland Council in-house team:

Wendy Brandon, general counsel, Auckland Council – Chapman Tripp Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year

Richard Harker, Solicitor, Auckland Council – MAS Young In-House Lawyer of the Year

Therese Singleton, executive legal counsel, AMP Financial Services – Greenwood Roche Chisnall Private Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year

Nicholina Adjei, Senior Solicitor, Ministry of Social Development – Wigley & Company Community Contribution Award for her work with Wellington Women’s Refuge