Duncan Cotterill announces three new partners as the partnership grows to 40

18 June 2019

Amanda Bradley and Emma Tomblin are in the Christchurch office and Dene Gavin is in Nelson.

Amanda Bradley specialises in family law and leads the family law practice across Duncan Cotterill’s four offices. She has a particular focus on relationship property, both the protection of, and division of assets including personally owned assets, companies and trust property.

Emma Tomblin is a commercial and property lawyer who advises on a wide range of general commercial, property and private client matters. She has a particular expertise in advising farming families across a variety of rural sectors and in trust law and succession planning.

Dene Gavin specialises in commercial and property law with a particular focus on rural law. Dene also advises clients on commercial law issues across a range of industries including construction, tourism, rural, forestry, aquaculture and property. Dene is also on the board of the Top of the South Community Foundation, and a volunteer for Nelson Coastguard.

Struan McOmish, Chair of Duncan Cotterill, said “We’re excited to announce that Amanda, Dene and Emma have been recognised with promotion to the partnership. They have all shown real commitment to the firm and built strong connections in the community. Their appointments reflect the depth of talent, diversity and growth of Duncan Cotterill”.