Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Consultant Michael Bywell joins Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

5 February 2014

Consultant Michael Bywell joins Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and strengthens TMT offering

Minter Ellison Rudd Watts continues to strengthen its TMT offering, welcoming Michael Bywell to the firm as a consultant.

Michael is particularly strong in the IT area having acted on some of the World’s largest IT and outsourcing programmes over the past 20 years (in the UK, Australia and New Zealand). He has experience and expertise which is rare in the New Zealand and Australian markets.

Michael’s other experience includes advisory and dispute resolution work across a range of practice areas and sectors including arbitration, construction, energy and natural resources, international public law, IP, mediation, pharmaceuticals and telecoms.

Michael returns to New Zealand having worked overseas for many years most recently as a Partner in a leading Australian law firm.

In announcing the appointment Cathy Quinn, Chair, said: “Michael’s appointment further strengthens our highly successful TMT team. His international experience in the IT sector will provide our clients with access to the very best advice in an ever growing and complex sector.”

Michael commented that “Minter Ellison Rudd Watts provides the perfect environment for my practice given the firm’s ambitions in the TMT space and the fantastic people already operating out of both Auckland and Wellington. The firm is very well-placed to take on large-scale, complex IT and outsourcing matters in both the public and private sectors. The firm’s ethos and culture is impressive and well-suited to the clients I am accustomed to acting for.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

OceanaGold: Man Killed In Waihi Mine Accident

A 29-year-old man had died following a work place accident at OceanaGold mine, Waihi last night. The man was killed after the front end loader he was in rolled down a slope. The accident happened at approximately 6.30pm on Thursday night. More>>

ALSO:

Constructing Consent: Annual Housing Consents Highest In Over A Decade

More than 29,000 new homes gained building consent in the year to June 2016, up 16 percent from the previous June year, Statistics New Zealand said today. More>>

ALSO:

War Against Weevil For Future Peas: “No Peas, No Weevil” Ban Now In Place In Wairarapa

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today placed a ban on growing peas within a specified area and placed controls on moving pea material (seed and untreated pea straw) within, in and out of this area for the next 2 years. More>>

ALSO:

Wood Producers: Crisis In New Zealand Log Supply

New Zealand wood processing leaders held a hui with senior government officials and political leaders in Whangarei yesterday to assess the acute log supply shortage to local mills in Northland. More>>

Consents And Taxes: Trustpower 'Very Disappointed' With Judgement

Trustpower is "very disappointed" with a Supreme Court ruling dismissing its bid to claim tax deductions on $17.7 million of project costs in a case closely watched by large-scale infrastructure developers. More>>

ALSO:

Fruitful Endeavours: Kiwifruit Exports Reach Record Levels

In June 2016, kiwifruit exports rose $105 million (47 percent) from June 2015 to reach $331 million, Statistics New Zealand said today. Overall, goods exports rose $109 million (2.6 percent) in June 2016 (to $4.3 billion). More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news