Jeremy joins from Wynn Williams where he was the senior litigation partner and leader of its general litigation team. Jeremy is an experienced litigator and dispute resolution specialist. He has particular expertise in commercial, insolvency, equity and trust law and relationship property. Jeremy is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and holds a STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes, placing first in his global class. He is a Fellow of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand and recipient of the Sir Ronald Davison award for excellent in arbitral award writing.
Jeremy is recognised as being a leader in his field by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020, and is also recognised by the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 and Chambers Global 2020 legal guides. One client describes him as "patient, quietly determined and gives his clients a strong feeling that they are in a safe pair of hands. I cannot recommend him highly enough. In terms of overall value for money, his advice was worth every cent.’ In previous directories he was described as "in a league of his own" and an "excellent strategic litigator and thinker".
Jeremy is a Deputy Legal Adviser to the Primates of New Zealand, from 2008-2020 was Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch, is currently a Fellow of Christ's College, Canterbury, and chair of the New Zealand String Quartet Trust.