Tom Stuart


Tom is a solicitor in the Commercial Litigation team and provides advice and advocacy services for a  wide range of private clients and government bodies.  Tom also acts for the Crown in Criminal Proceedings.

Prior to joining Meredith Connell, Tom was a solicitor at a large commercial firm, where he practiced resource management and regulatory litigation. 

  • Advising a public body on their disclosure obligations under the Official Information Act and assisting them through the Ombudsman process.
  • Assisting with High Court proceedings against three former senior executives of Fuji Xerox NZ.
  • Advising developers and infrastructure providers in respect of various resource consenting and designation issues.
  • Acting for and providing advice to fruit growers and other commercial entities in contractual disputes.

LLB(Hons)/BA, Victoria University of Wellington