David is a civil litigator with experience in insurance issues and Māori legal issues. In addition to his civil work, David acts for the Crown in criminal proceedings. David joined Meredith Connell after two years as a Judge’s Clerk at the Court of Appeal, as a solicitor at a large commercial law firm and completion of postgraduate study.
David is from Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa.
Managing several High Court proceedings for a major insurer arising out of the Canterbury earthquakes.
Assisting with a complex commodity price arbitration.
LLB(Hons)/BA, University of Auckland
LLM, Harvard University