Wynn Williams, with offices in Christchurch, Queenstown and Auckland has appointed M&A lawyer Ash Hill as Managing Partner from April 2023.
Hill succeeds Philip Maw who has had the role for four years.
Hill is a Partner in the Corporate Advisory & Transactions team. He joined Wynn Williams in 2014 and was instrumental in establishing the Firm’s Auckland office. He has been a member of the Firm’s Board for three years, and a member of the Executive Committee for the last two.
Maw will remain as a Partner at the Firm and a senior member of the Environment & Planning and Local Government team. He will also continue to sit on the Board.
On stepping into the role of Managing Partner, Hill says he’s looking forward to this next step in his career and is excited about leading the Firm into its next chapter.
“In the space of just 10 years, Wynn Williams has grown from a well-known regional firm in Canterbury to a full service national firm with three offices across Aotearoa, supporting domestic and international clients across almost every sector. Our growth has been welcomed by the market and I’m excited to now lead the Firm and further showcase the expertise of our people.”