Lowndes Jordan announces new litigation partner Rachel Sussock

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13 June 2018

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Lowndes Jordan announces new litigation partner Rachel Sussock

Lowndes Jordan is delighted to welcome Rachel Sussock as a new partner at the firm. Rachel is an experienced litigator with broad commercial, regulatory and public law experience and a recent focus on construction and insolvency.Rachel prides herself on her commitment to identifying the key issues and advising on the most effective way to resolve those issues, whether through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms or the Courts.

Her work has included acting in large scale civil proceedings in relation to high value infrastructure contracts, acting for directors in complex financial and regulatory disputes and acting for liquidators and companies in insolvency proceedings. She has acted for and advised clients in construction disputes including successfully seeking injunctive relief in relation to performance bonds. Rachel has also provided advice to Crown entities in relation to threatened judicial review proceedings, acted for parties in licensing disputes under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act and for partners and trustees in sensitive partnership and trust disputes.

Lowndes Jordan partner Graham Jordan commented, “Rachel brings a wealth of experience to our team, particularly in the areas of commercial and regulatory litigation. Rachel’s determination to resolve complex disputes and her exceptional client focus make her a great asset to the firm. We are delighted to have her onboard.

Rachel Sussock commented, "Lowndes Jordan has a highly collaborative culture underpinned by real depth of experience across a range of practice areas. I am particularly enjoying having the financial markets, M&A, start-ups and general business expertise to draw on in my litigation practice".

Prior to joining Lowndes Jordan as litigation partner, Rachel was with a specialist litigation practice and before that she was Crown Counsel in the Public Commercial team at the Crown Law Office. During her time at Crown Law, she provided advice and acted for Treasury, the Ministries of Economic Development, Health, Transport, Education and Social Development and the Commerce Commission. Rachel has gained a unique perspective from working for and against the Crown in the commercial, regulatory and financial crime areas.

For more on Rachel click here.

POSTED BY Lowndes Jordan
13 June 2018

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