We are delighted to announce that Partner Peter Johnston has been appointed Chairman at Rainey Collins from 1 June 2016.

Peter heads the Personal legal services, Property, Business and Maori issues teams and has been with the firm since 2001.

He is renown for his personable and professional approach, which combined with his excellent communication skills and ability to connect people, result in strong ongoing and new client relationships.

His current roles include Chairman of the NZ Riding for the Disabled Association Perpetual Members Trust and a Trustee of the Henwood Trust. He is a former Chairman of the Te Awe Maori Business Network.

Peter takes over the role from former Chairman James Johnston who resigned from the partnership from 31 May 2016 and will act as a consultant to the firm until he takes up his new role as a District Court Judge on 10 June 2016.