June 13, 2024


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New Partners At Tompkins Wake

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Main legislation firm Tompkins Wake is pleased to announce the appointment of three new partners: Daniel Erickson, Wayne Hofer (pictured) and Karina McLuskie.

Daniel joins the Auckland business office of Tompkins Wake from the agency he assisted build, Douglas Erickson. For Daniel the switch to Tompkins Wake was the suitable career go at the right time.

“In my individual business, I was acquiring to deal with admin and the each day jobs of functioning a business enterprise. What I preferred was freedom to just take my abilities and apply to the up coming stage. For that, I essential the broader expertise of a wider workforce. Tompkins Wake is a best suit. Everybody appreciates they’re a agency on the rise.”

Wayne Hofer’s ascension to partnership is the fruits of decades of productive monetary litigation at the best degree. From complicated, superior-profile situations in Auckland, Wayne’s talent for litigation attained him a area in the prime-tier regulation corporations in London ahead of becoming a member of Tompkins Wake in 2020.

“In the United kingdom, I was dealing with large litigations. At that scale, every thing is complex: the factual and authorized density involves an attention to depth that is pretty much unreal. I labored with the best legal professionals and barristers at the top rated of their recreation. I learned a good deal throughout those people many years.

“As substantially as I loved my time overseas, I’m happy to be again and shut to family. And I’m incredibly very pleased to be a husband or wife right here at Tompkins Wake.”

Karina McLuskie is the ultimate example of developing expertise from inside of. Obtaining joined Tompkins Wake straight from college, Karina’s expertise has observed her steadily increase by the ranks. Attaining partnership is the fruits of 13 several years of recognised excellence.

“The cause I have stayed so extensive is simply because of Mark Hammond, my supervising lover. Even as a junior, he gave me autonomy and trustworthy me to choose obligation for the issues I was doing work on. That’s not normally the situation in law corporations. A great deal of seniors refuse to hand around accountability to the grads. Mark was the reverse. He trusted me and supported me when I needed it. All the seniors at Tompkins Wake do the exact. I imagine which is why our agency often has the expertise to excel.”

Tompkins Wake CEO Jon Calder is delighted to have all a few join the partnership staff.

“Tompkins Wake turns 100 a long time old in 2022. The major purpose we’re at that milestone is because we have experienced an enduring succession of outstanding people. Customers trust us because of that excellence, and Daniel, Wayne and Karina are portion of that succession.

“We recognise their excellent and that they are the correct individuals to be part of the partnership and assist lead Tompkins Wake into future achievements. We’re privileged to have 3 people of their calibre as new companions.”

With three new associates on board, Tompkins Wake now has 28 associates throughout 4 workplaces in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga with several working throughout quite a few workplaces. In Jon’s brain, this expansion is driven by the good results accomplished for their clientele.

“Clients arrive to Tompkins Wake simply because they trust us and they know we’ll get them final results. And they keep with us for the exact explanation. These robust shopper associations are a significant motive why Tompkins Wake was after once again named ‘Leading Firm’ by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2022.

“For us, that is not just an award to hold on the wall. It is recognition that we have good folks at just about every stage and in each and every function in the firm, doing the job together to excel for our purchasers who set their rely on in us on the issues most significant to them. That’s why we’re in the observe of law.”

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