Jacqueline So, NZ Lawyer Magazine
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Gibson Sheat welcomes a Senior Associate with the promotion of sports law expert Tenille Burnside 

Tenille got the nod after joining the firm’s commercial and sports law team just last year. Her practice focuses on guiding sports organisations through commercial, corporate and governance matters.

Her clients include Basketball New Zealand and the Wellington Phoenix. In addition, she also handles matters involving start-ups, procurement and technology contracts.

Prior to her stint with Gibson Sheat, Burnside was part of Russell McVeagh’s Auckland team. Subsequently, she relocated to London, where she was in-house counsel in IMG’s event and media group.

Gibson Sheat CEO Cameron Madgwick praised Tenille’s promotion, describing it as a move that “certainly bodes extremely well for our future.”

“We are so fortunate to have people like Tenille progress further into the leadership of the firm to help us realise our goals and aspirations,” he said.

Tenille will work from the Wellington branch.