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Terry Sissons
LLB (Hons) FAMINZ (Arb & Med)

Terry was admitted to the bar in 1972 and has over 40 years experience in resolving legal disputes, as both an independent barrister and as senior litigation partner with one of New Zealand's leading law firms.

He is a fellow of the Arbitrators & Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) in arbitration and mediation and a member of the New Zealand Bar Association (Wellington vice-president 2008-2009 and council member 1989-1992 and 2003-2009).

Terry's areas of practice include civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation, including contract and tort claims, insurance, property disputes, professional disciplinary proceedings, public law/judicial review, estates and trusts.

He acts as Chair of the NZRU Anti-doping Tribunal and as legal advisor to the Professional Conduct Committee of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and the New Zealand Registered Architects Board.

Terry has acted as arbitrator in disputes involving commercial contracts and leases, distribution and franchise agreements, rent reviews, construction and engineering, insurance, partnership and real property.

He is co-author of Equity and Trusts in New Zealand (Brookers Ltd, Wellington 2009)


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New Zealand

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