Queen City Law was thrilled to win NZ Property and Construction Law Firm of the Year in November which we hold through till November 2012.The firm has won this award since 2008 so must be doing something right.
Brad competed for NZ at an international kick boxing tournament in Europe in November.
Marcus won Gold at the South Island Softball Masters in November playing with a number of NZs leading former Black Sox.
JJ tied the knot in December and is currently honey mooning in Hawaii.
Tina represented NZ at a future world leaders conference in South Korea.
Jody took over managing a lot of Queen City Laws operations with efficiency and a can-do attitude.
Rita became a full time lawyer at the firm and is showing considerable promise.
Jan continued to run a busy office and is now reading for her Masters in Construction Law at Melbourne University.
Amy kept the practice running efficiently and let her hair down in Thailand.
Angela provided invaluable and loyal support to the firm as she has done for over a decade.
Ross continued to blitz most of his advocate opponents and added some real backbone to the litigation capability of QCL which he runs with some aplomb.
The firm won the plate medal in the Brookfield Multiplex Petanque Tournament.
Joe left us for Minters and Christine headed back to California.Surendra and Kamelia joined us from Dunedin and are now both admitted to the bar.
In terms of work QCL provided construction law services to the owners of some of the largest leaky building projects in New Zealand.
It has also spearheaded one or two of the largest commercial property acquisitions in Auckland recently and has also been able to provide excellent real estate services to some of its key clients looking at disposals of assorted development sites in the CBD.
The firm has provided advice on some of the most exciting new proposed commercial developments in both Auckland and the South Island which should come in to fruition in the new year.
The firm has also advised on a number of contentious construction matters primarily around Auckland during 2011.
With reference to commercial law QCL has continued to provide a significant number of its corporate clients with value added advice in many areas and often in difficult circumstances.
The firm has dealt with literally thousands of different legal instructions over the last 12 months over a range of legal matters and virtually all of its clients are highly satisfied with the level and calibre of services provided.
2011 has been an exciting and very interesting year.
We are hoping that 2012 will be even more dynamic for this firm and its ever expanding client base.