LLB (Hons) – Victoria University of Wellington – 2004
Will is a civil litigator with particular expertise in contracts, equity, insolvency, property, construction and media.
Before coming to the bar he was a partner in the commercial litigation group at Meredith Connell.
He is regarded as an astute legal advisor and litigation strategist, and a highly effective advocate.
Talley’s Group Ltd & Ors v Television New Zealand Ltd & Anor
Acting for plaintiffs in High Court defamation proceedings
The Gama Foundation v Fletcher Steel Ltd
Acting for defendant in arbitration and subsequent appeals regarding commercial lease obligations
H Construction North Island Ltd (in rec & in liq) & Anor v McConnell & Ors
Acted for liquidators of the original Hawkins in directors duties litigation
Wright v Attorney-General & Anor
Acted for the Crown in defence of Baigent damages claim against the New Zealand Police
Oceania Football Confederation Inc v Nicholas & Ors
Acted for FIFA’s Oceania conference in fiduciary duties litigation against former officers
Minister of Education & Ors v Hawkins Construction North Island Limited
Acted for the Crown in defective construction and non-party costs litigation