Four lawyers, all from different practice areas, have become partners of Russell McVeagh in New Zealand from December 1. 

Daniel Minhinnick has a broad resource management practice in the firm's environment, planning & natural resources group.

Troy Pilkington focuses on competition and consumer law issues, including multinational and local M&A transactions, and Fair Trading Act cartel, and other antitrust investigations.

Marika Eastwick-Field’s expertise is in commercial litigation, with a particular focus on real estate and construction, insurance and financial services litigation.

Ian Beaumont, who worked for Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in New York for three years before returning to Russell McVeagh last year, is a capital markets lawyer and becomes a partner in the national corporate advisory group.