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Nathaniel's practice spans all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution.
Drawing on his local and international experience, he advises on complex private and public law issues, with particular focus on equity and trusts, corporate and commercial claims, insurance disputes and statutory interpretation. Nathaniel also has notable expertise in cross-border dispute resolution.
Nathaniel rejoined Russell McVeagh in 2017, having spent more than two years in New York practising at Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP and completing his Master of Laws at Columbia.
Nathaniel provides strategic advice to meet client needs. His recent experience includes:
LLB (Hons, First Class), BA, University of Otago.
LLM (James Kent Scholar), Columbia University.
STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes.
Nathaniel was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2011 and New York in 2017. He is an affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Nathaniel is author of the 2019 New Zealand chapter of Enforcement of Money Judgements and co-author of the New Zealand chapter of The Securities Litigation Review (Editions 4, 5 and 6).
Recent journal publications include "New Zealand developments in equitable tracing and subrogation: overuse and underuse" in (2018) 24 Trusts & Trustees 879 and "Without prejudice privilege when seeking the court's blessing" in (2019) 25 Trusts & Trustees 539.
In 2020 he was named a Rising Star by NZ Lawyer magazine, and is listed as a recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution by the Legal 500. Nathaniel is one of only two people recognised as "Up and Coming" in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide 2021 for Private Wealth Law in New Zealand.
Banking and Finance
International Trade and Investment
Private Client & Trusts
Partner, Restructuring and Insolvency
Partner, Corporate Advisory
Partner, Banking and Finance