As a proven problem solver, Russell knows how to get the best out of most situations. Whether you are buying or selling a business or a residential property, Russell is particularly adept at getting ‘the deal’ across the line.
Litigation is not usually desirable but it is sometimes necessary. Whether you are or you are intending to be a plaintiff or defendant or an applicant or respondent, Russell can help you through what can be a difficult and stressful time. Russell has appeared as counsel in many difference forums including the Family Court, Employment Relations Authority, District Court, Employment Court, High Court, and Court of Appeal.
Russell has also been retained to investigate and report on a number of sensitive and confidential matters such as allegations of sexual abuse and discrimination in the work place. Russell has also been employed to design and help implement processes and procedures for employers, clubs, charities, incorporated societies and trust boards. Russell has considerable experience in the preparation and drafting of a wide variety of legal documents including contracts, deeds, wills, rules and constitutions.
Russell’s professional affiliations include:
- New Zealand Law Society;
- Resolution Institute (previously known as LEADR – IAMA);
- Family Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society.