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Kensington Swan

18 VIADUCT HARBOUR AVE, PRIVATE BAG 92101, AUCKLAND 1142, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 379 4196
Fax:
Fax +64 9 309 4276
Email:
Web:
www.kensingtonswan.com
Auckland, Wellington

David Campbell

Tel:
Work +64 9 375 1115
Email:
Kensington Swan

Work Department

Dispute resolution, Competition law, Trade Practices, Insurance

Position

Partner

Career

David has 24 years’ experience in all areas of commercial and civil litigation. He is experienced in resolving a wide variety of disputes before courts, tribunals, arbitrators, and mediators. In particular, he has been involved in major Commerce Act litigation, significant defamation, and product liability cases, and routinely advises on liability insurance. He also has particular expertise in assisting clients who require emergency relief from the courts. In this area he has successfully acted in relation to search orders, freezing injunctions, mandatory injunctions, and restraints of trade. David represents listed companies, multi-national companies, and significant private companies and individuals.

Languages

English

Member

  • Member, New Zealand Law Society’s Civil Litigation and Tribunals Committee
  • Panel Member, Women’s Advisory Committee, New Zealand Law Society
  • President, Auckland Branch of New Zealand Law Society

Education

BCom, University of Auckland (1993); LLB (Hons), University of Auckland (1993); Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (1993)


New Zealand

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Kensington Swan¬†has a broad litigation practice that handles a wide variety disputes, including civil, commercial, competition, construction and infrastructure, defamation, MńĀori treaty and property-related matters. The firm is especially highly regarded for its work in¬†professional disciplinary investigations, infrastructure-related disputes,¬†and public law matters.¬†The firm frequently acts for international clients in their engagements with the New Zealand government and its regulatory agencies. Hayden Wilson¬†and special counsel Linda Clark¬†in Wellington acted for Rachel McGregor in settling a sexual harassment claim against former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig. The practice is led from¬†Auckland by David Campbell, who specialises in commercial and civil litigation. Newly promoted senior associate Reece Leggett¬†worked with health and safety specialist Grant Nicholson¬†to defend steel fabricator Herrick against claims alleging breaches of a joint venture agreement.

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