Jenny Stevens and Sophie East recognised in Benchmark Asia-Pacific Top 100 Women in Litigation

6 July 2021

For the second year in a row, Bell Gully partners Jenny Stevens and Sophie East have been named in the Benchmark Asia-Pacific Top 100 Women in Litigation.

Jenny and Sophie have both been recognised for their expertise in commercial litigation. Bell Gully has two of only five individuals from New Zealand listed which takes a range of criteria into account, including review of recent case work, peer review and client feedback.

These accolades come shortly after Sophie was named runner up for New Zealand Litigation Lawyer of the Year at the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2021, and Bell Gully again won New Zealand Litigation Firm of the Year for 2021 in the same awards. Jenny and Sophie and are both also ranked as leading lawyers in Chambers Asia Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Benchmark Litigation noted: "These women have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients".

We congratulate everyone featured in Benchmark Asia-Pacific's Top 100 Women in Litigation 2021.​