The 2018 LawFuel "Power List" Index - New Zealand's Most Powerful Lawyers

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The lawyer who is the profession’s major influencer . . Read more

The corporate lawyer who holds major constitutional power . . Read more

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4 Una Jagose

Solicitor General

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5 Andrew Kibblewhite Incoming Justice Chief

The corporate lawyer who holds major constitutional power . . Read more

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6 Matt Whineray

The Super Chief

The corporate lawyer holding $30 billion  in his grip . . Read more

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Brendan Horsley

Crown Law

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8= Mark Berry

Commerce Regulator

Chris Finlayson

8= Chris Finlayson QC

Former Attorney General

Chris Finlayson’s ‘classy retreat’ from politics . . Read more

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9 Kathryn Beck

Law Society President

David Goddard QC

10 David Goddard QC

Leading Silk

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11 Rebecca Kitteridge

Spy Chief

We have seen the rise of a terrifying new bogey man, the Islamic State . . Read more

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12 Alan Galbraith QC

Leading Silk

13 Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC Legal Influencer-in-Chief
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14 Jeremy Salmond

Treasury Legal

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15 Andrew Bridgman

Exiting Justice Chief

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16 Mai Chen

Legal Dynamo

Running her Beltway-style public law firm handling public policy and legislative issues, she has continued to help set the agenda for legal and legislative thinking . . Read more

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17 David Williams QC 

Global Arbitrator

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18 Martin Smith

IRD Legal

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19 Robert Fisher QC

Mediator & Arbitrator

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20 Tiana Epati

Incoming Law Society President

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21 Nick Kynoch

FMA Enforcer

a powerful force within the FMA, Kynock’s view on key FMA investigations provides a major influence upon New Zealanders. . . Read more

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22 David Bricklebank

ANZ Legal

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23 Miriam Dean QC

Governance Operator

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24 Michael Heron QC

Legal leader & Innovator

Mark_Weenink

25 Mark Weenink

Westpac legal & Legal Insider

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26 Brian Dickey

Auckland prosecutor

Nick Wells on LawFuel's Power List 2018

27 Nick Wells

Chapman Tripp & Legal Insider

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28 Andrew Cordner

Big Milk Lawyer

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29 Pip Greenwood

Big Law Leader

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30 Phil Newland

Litigation Funder

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31 Cathy Quinn

Legal Leader

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32 Nicola Sladden

Banking Ombudsman

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33 Julie Read

SFO Boss

Nigel Hampton QC on the LawFuel Power List

34 Nigel Hampton QC

Influencial Silk

Cheryl Gwynn

35 Cheryl Gwynn

‘M’ NZ

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36 Peter Hutchinson

Public Defence Service

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37John Allen

Racing Boss

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38 Ron Mansfield

Criminal Law Leader

Ann Brennan, LawFuel Power List member

39 Ann Brennan

Government Super Lawyer

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40 Peter Watts QC

Commercial law guru

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41 Chris Gordon

Bell Gully Chief

Professor Mark Henaghan

42 Mark Henaghan

Academic legal legend

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43 Anna Rawlings

Commerce Commission Commissioner

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44 Stephen Franks

Public Lawyer and  Influencer

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45 Stacey Shortall

Role Model

46 Jonathan Woodham

Litigation Funding 

47 Deborah Chambers QC Relationship Law Silk
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50  Andrew Stockley