David Connor practises as a barrister, arbitrator and mediator. His practice is focused on effective dispute resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation.
David has wide experience in commercial matters including claims or lawsuits concerning breach of contract; company and shareholder disputes; company, agri-business, and personal insolvency, copyright infringement; directors' duties; building and construction; insurance; intellectual property; judicial review; relationship property; estates and trusts, tax administration, and trade practices.
He is also the primary legal advisor for selected clients. To those clients he is a trusted advisor and manages the appointment of other specialist lawyers for particular transactions and assignments.
Master of Commercial Law (First Class Honours) (1994)
Fellow (Arbitration) of Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand
LEADR Mediation Training
New Zealand Bar in 1984
Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand
New Zealand Insurance Lawyers Association
New Zealand Computer Society
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