With more than 30 years’ experience as commercial litigation counsel, he has been arbitrator in more than 150 international arbitrations
Legal and banking experts will develop a framework to regulate blockchain in New Zealand and Australia.
The lawyer, a partner in an Auckland law firm, will be installed as the 79th Grand Master of Freemasons New Zealand this Saturday.
The newly named Crown solicitor takes over the role from Lance Rowe following his appointment to the District Court Bench in April 2016.
The institution says its Part II student intake has not increased for over a decade even as Auckland’s population has boomed.
An Auckland law professor says the proposal to increase the number of law graduates will dilute the student experience resulting in slipping world ranks