Luana D'Appollonio

Luana D'Appollonio

Juno Lawyer

LLB, LLM

Queenstown

Capability 

I have extensive experience in the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America regions, having managed complex matters across different jurisdictions, both in private practice and as an in-house lawyer. I am admitted in New Zealand and Brazil. 

I am experienced at coordinating and working on a wide range of legal issues, in a variety of industries, including technology, travel, telecommunications, oil and gas, airports, electricity and FMCG.

This broad experience has provided me with sophisticated strategic, operational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to manage complex detail over short timeframes. I am told that I have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a positive and flexible attitude, and excellent judgment. I am accustomed to working in either small or large legal teams in collaboration with technical staff, senior management and board members.

Juno experience

Rakon

Before Juno 

Expedia (Singapore and New Zealand) | Legal counsel
Danone (New Zealand) | Senior legal counsel
Commerce Commission (New Zealand) | Senior legal counsel
CMS (United Kingdom and Brazil) | Secondment and consultant
BG Group, now part of Royal Dutch Shell plc (United Kingdom and Brazil) | Senior legal counsel
Moraes Pitombo Advogados (Brazil) | Solicitor

Areas of expertise 

  • General commercial 
  • General corporate
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory
  • Consumer law

Community

Coastguard Queenstown volunteer 

Languages 
English (fluent), Portuguese (mother tongue), Spanish (Intermediate) and Italian (beginner)

 

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