Several AJ Park partners ranked 'Best Lawyers in New Zealand'

News  \  23 May 2014

We're delighted to announce that several AJ Park partners were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in New Zealand© 2014 in the fields of intellectual property law and biotechnology law.

Managing partner Damian Broadley, and partners Anton Blijlevens, Anton Gibson, Damon Butler, Greg West-Walker, John Hackett, Kim McLeod, Mark Hargreaves, Matt Adams,  Michael Brown, and Teresa Griffiths all featured on the list. Their combined expertise spans several areas of intellectual property including patents, software, biotechnology, trade marks and litigation.

Partner Teresa Griffiths was named The Best Lawyers® 2014 Wellington intellectual property law 'Lawyer of the Year'.

AJ Park chief executive, Pete Boyle, said 'We're proud to see so many of our partners featured in this year's Best Lawyers listing. They are there as a result of an exhaustive, peer-reviewed process that underpins the creation of these rankings globally. It is indeed testimony to AJ Park's commitment to excellence that so many of our professionals are included.'

He added, 'I would especially like to acknowledge Teresa Griffiths' selection as Wellington intellectual property law Lawyer of the Year. A partner at AJ Park since 1998, Teresa has extensive expertise in intellectual property law in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors and is exceptionally well regarded by her clients and peers.'

Best Lawyers peer-reviewed listings are published in almost 70 countries around the world. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honour.