10.12.2018

Hesketh Henry ranked in the high profile Asia-Pacific Chambers Legal Directory for 2019

Hesketh Henry has received the following recommendations and commentary in the high profile Asia-Pacific Chambers Legal Directory for 2019.

Congratulations to the Employment team who received 3 rankings in the new directory:

Special Counsel, Alison Maelzer received the ranking of ‘Up and Coming’ – Special counsel Alison Maelzer is regarded as a rising talent by clients, and an interviewee remarks: “She is fantastic to deal with, cool, calm and collected, and sharp as a tack.” She is recommended for her presentation before senior executives and “offers a great perspective and different way of looking at a situation.”

Jim Roberts, Partner Ranked in Band 3 – Head of department Jim Roberts is highly valued by clients for his “detailed knowledge of employment legislation and its practical application for business.” With an impressive breadth of experience, he is a respected adviser for contentious and non-contentious matters and a second source notes: “He has heavy experience with unions, on both the employer and employee sides of things and insight that is really useful.”

Senior Associate, Jodi Sharman noted as an ‘Associate to watch’ – Senior associate Jodi Sharman is a specialist employment lawyer and litigator who is noted by a client as “very good at putting you at ease and great in mediation.” She is an experienced negotiator, familiar with employment disputes at all levels, and another interviewee describes her as a “lovely, bright and positive lady who responds really quickly with clear and concise instructions.”

Hesketh Henry’s ranking in Shipping was bolstered this year with the inclusion of new partner Simon Cartwright being ranked in band 2.

Partner, Simon Cartwright, ranked for the first time for Hesketh Henry in Band 2: Simon Cartwright of Hesketh Henry has recently returned to New Zealand from the UAE. A client praises him as a “sound shipping lawyer who is able to handle all aspects of shipping issues,” as well as a “very practical and knowledgeable, and very service-oriented” practitioner.

Alan Sherlock, Partner ranked in Band 3: Alan Sherlock of Hesketh Henry co-heads the firm’s the transport and trade group, and is a specialist in maritime insurance law. Active on cross-border matters, he advises on cargo, hull and equipment damage claims in the shipping sector.

The firm is also proud to be acknowledged in the following departments; Corporate and Commercial and Insurance as ‘Recognised Practitioners’, and Employment ranked in Band 3.

Hesketh Henry’s Corporate and Commercial team are also noted in the Chambers and Partners Global directory as ‘Recognised Practitioner”

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