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Three New Directors for NZ Law Limited Board

Three New Directors for NZ Law Limited Board

NZ LAW Limited has announced the election of three new directors to its board – Michael de Buyzer, Jacqui Gray and Kristine King. These appointments took effect from 12 October 2012.

Partner in Oamaru and Queenstown law firm Berry & Co, Michael de Buyzer specialises in commercial & agribusiness, estate and asset planning, and also criminal law. Michael has strong community interests being a founding executive member of the Oamaru Police DARE Support group and of the Oamaru Blue Light Committee and is honorary solicitor to many North Otago organisations. He is a director of the Highlanders rugby franchise and Whitestone Contracting Limited.

Jacqui Gray is a partner at Gifford Devine (Hastings and Havelock North); her specialist fields are commercial property, business law and issues relating to the aged. An experienced company director, Jacqui is chairperson of Royston Hospital Trust Board, a director of Acurity Health Group (formerly Wakefield Health Limited) and of Austron Limited. For four years Jacqui was a board member of the New Zealand Law Society, and from 2001-2003 was president of the Hawke’s Bay District Law Society

Aucklander Kristine King is a partner at Wadsworth Ray, based in Epsom. Kristine’s areas of practice are business law, joint ventures, commercial property and trust law. Kristine is the honorary solicitor for the New Zealand Federation of Graduate women; she is also a fluent Japanese speaker.

NZ LAW chairman, Simon Price says, “We welcome these three new directors to the board and we look forward to their contributions to the group. NZ LAW would like to acknowledge the long service to the board of Murray Little of Invercargill member firm, Cruickshank Pryde, and Nicola Roberts from Dannevirke’s Dorrington Poole. Murray and Nicola retire from the board having each completed two terms as directors. We also acknowledge Richard Burcher’s contribution over the last [number] years; Richard has retired from the board to pursue other business interests.”

NZ LAW’s board of directors now comprises:

• Simon Price, Mackintosh Bradley & Price, chairman, with directors
• Michael Busch, Lowndes Jordan, Auckland
• Michael de Buyzer, Berry & Co, Oamaru
• David Graham, DG Law Limited, Panmure, Auckland
• Jacquie Gray, Gifford Devine, Hastings
• Kristine King, Wadsworth Ray, Epsom, Auckland
• Alan Vane, Le Pine & Co, Taupo
NZ LAW is an association of independent legal practices with member firms located throughout New Zealand. There are currently 61 member firms practising in over 70 locations throughout the country. NZ LAW member firms have agreed to cooperate with one another to develop a national working relationship. Membership enables firms to access one another’s skills, information and ideas whilst maintaining client confidentiality

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