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Special counsel appointments 2016

1 July 2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new special counsel in our Auckland and Christchurch offices.

Myles O'Brien advises on transactional banking and restructuring in our Auckland insolvency team.  Myles specialises in advising financiers on corporate transactional banking and property finance and also advises financiers and insolvency practitioners in relation to distressed debt solutions and enforcement of security.  He is also involved in assisting the banking industry with their response to the "leaky building" crisis.

Blake Cescon is based in our Christchurch office and advises on property, local/central government and banking law. He specialises in public works obligations, roading, reserves, subdivisions, building code compliance, development agreements and encumbrances.  He acts for local and central government on property matters related to the Canterbury regeneration.