Contract/Commercial Law

  • Civil/Commercial litigation, Negotiations of Contracts - Foreign Investment Advice, Mediation, Shareholders & Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Negligence - Lawyers, Real Estate Agents, Accountants...
  • Defamation - Proceedings against News Publishers
  • Judicial Review Injunctions, Resolution of Complex Matters  

Geo-Political Consultancies

  • Strategic, Geo-Political advice to ground breaking technologies in the medical and environmental fields
  • Kudu Spectrum Ltd (London) 2020 – Present – London based medical development – best performing rapid antigen test on the globe - Development of cutting edge diagnostic medical technology
  • Bioplant NZ 2021 – Present – recycling environmental invention - converts refuse to fuel & electricity

Sports/Entertainment Law

  • 25+ years extensive, international, commercial experience
  • 176+ international sports contracts (for sport individuals, clubs and sponsorships)
  • In sport/entertainment/commercial contractual/sponsorship law/management areas
  • Troubleshooting/resolution of complex media issues

Criminal Law

  • 34 years Court experience as defence counsel in criminal jurisdiction
  • 750+ jury, judge alone trials, sentencing, bail applications, appeals completed
  • Murder, Serious Fraud Office, Forgery, Terrorism, Arson
  • Attendances at Tribunals, District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court
  • Elite category 4 ‘Murder list’ Criminal Legal Aid List

South Pacific

  • Development, Contracts, Land Purchase Processes, Government Red Tape...
  • Warwick Hotel Group (International five-star hotel group), Vava’u-
  • Lomipeau Resort & Marina Project, Tongatapu internal lagoon
  • Puatakanave Hotel, Vava’u group, Tonga
  • Mala Island Resort – Vava’u group, Tonga

Royal Commissions of Inquiry

  • Royal commissioner 2008 – 2012 - Royal Land Inquiry Commission, Tonga
  • Co-writer of Royal Commission on Lands Report 2012
  • Commissioner – 2008 – 2012 - Tonga Electricity Commission
  • Royal Uoleva Palace Commission of Inquiry 2009 - Special Legal Advisor to the Royal Commission
  • Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Sinking of the MV Princess Ashika in Tonga – Special Legal Advisor to the Minister of Transport