Alan is an experienced commercial lawyer who acts for a wide range of private, corporate, business and overseas clients.   His property practice covers commercial and residential conveyancing, and includes all aspects of unit title and subdivisional works.  He also acts as a corporate adviser on operational, structural, legal and tax issues.

With over 44 years’ experience in the legal sector in the Southland, Otago and Central Otago regions, Alan has built up extensive knowledge of local conditions, and developed close relationships with the business community and local government.

He has held a wide portfolio of directorships and currently serves on the Board of GWD Russells Limited. He also served as a Director and Chair of electricity line companies’ Boards for many years.  “My directorships have enabled me to better understand the needs of corporate and commercial clients, and to tailor my services accordingly.” Alan says.

Out of the office Alan enjoy skiing, golf, and he is an ardent horse racing and sports fan. He also enjoys spending leisure time with family members.

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