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Buddle Findlay

AON CENTRE, 1 WILLIS STREET, WELLINGTON 6011, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 4 499 4242
Fax:
Fax +64 4 499 4141
DX:
SP 20201
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com
Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
Buddle Findlay, Alastair Hercus, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

Alastair Hercus

Tel:
Work + 64 4 498 7318
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com/
Buddle Findlay

Work Department

Public law; commerical law; health

Position

Partner. Specialises in public and commercial law. Advises clients on legislative design, decision-making by statutory bodies, corporate governance and corporate structure, management of public expenditure through public sector contracting, industry regulation, and public law obligations of public sector bodies. For details about Alastair's work highlights see here - www.buddlefindlay.com/people/alastair-hercus.

Career

Alastair has specialist expertise in the health sector where he advises the Ministry of Health, District Health Boards and other public health sector agencies on a range of legislative, regulatory and commercial issues. Alastair is one of New Zealand's leading experts on co-operative and mutual business structures, advising on both legislative issues affecting the sector and the structure of individual co-operatives. He is an experienced adviser on primary sector issues, advising industry organisations and major exporters such as ZESPRI International on regulatory and commercial issues. Alastair is an expert on climate change law, having advised government departments, Crown entities and corporates on the design and implementation of government policies on climate change. Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Alastair worked for nine years as a lawyer and diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included a four year posting in Santiago, Chile.

Member

• Chartered Member of Institute of Directors
• Deputy Chairman of Medical Assurance Society Ltd, and trustee of the MAS Members' Trust
• Member of the Board of Management of Buddle Findlay

Education

• BA (Hons) (First Class) (Otago University)
• LLB, (Victoria University of Wellington)
• Admitted New Zealand 1991

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