[ Ko ō mātou tāngata ]Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen's team are a dedicated group of individuals who provide friendly, helpful forward thinking advice to their clients. They provide legal advice only in those areas in which they have a high level of expertise, and can significantly contribute to the success of Taranaki.
Admitted to the bar: New Zealand 1988, Victoria, Australia 1994
Garry has practiced in leading national law firms in New Zealand and Australia. Garry advises private and public sector entities about a wide range of activities. Those entities cross the spectrum of corporate entities (internationally owned through to closely held companies), conducting business in a range of areas (manufacturing, banking, technology, services, energy (electricity and gas) distribution) domestically and internationally.
Garry also advises public sector entities (government departments, local authorities, statutory corporations and quangos) about commercial and social service activities (from policy development to implementation).
Garry is a recognised public speaker and trainer and has presented on a number of legal issues.
Garry chose to move to Taranaki in 2004 from Wellington because the weather was better, cycling safer and the surf bigger. And he still gets to provide creative advice in innovative ways to great clients.
Garry has particular expertise and knowledge in the legal issues arising in:
- Financing transactions and associated security arrangements
- Risk management (including compliance systems)
- The use of technology (systems implementation and intellectual property issues)
- Asset acquisitions and dispositions
- Infrastructure projects
- Strategic partnering
- Business structuring and restructuring
- Establishing and operating a lenders mortgage insurance scheme and a loan guarantee facility
- Innovation products to facilitate home ownership
- Government funding assistance for various initiatives
- Energy market regulators and initiatives (like instantaneous reserves)
Partner - Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen
March 2004 - Present
Principal - Chapman Tripp
1999 - 2003
Senior Associate - Bell Gully
1995 - 1998
Lawyer - Blake Dawson
1993 - 1994
Lawyer - Bell Gully
1988 - 1993
Adviser - Legacy Leadership Development Programme
August 2012 - 2014
Trustee - Len Lye Centre Trust
August 2012 - 2017
Member - The Lawlink Group Limited
2008 - Present
Member - Property Law Section - New Zealand Law Society
2008 - Present
Member - Institute of Directors (NZ)
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
University of Melbourne
Victoria University of Wellington
BA, LLB (Hons) Law, Criminology, Political Science
Referenda: Having dogs and getting to bark too! (LIVE Magazine, May 2010)
Is Law Important? (LIVE Magazine, June 2009)
Risk Management Presentation (July 2008)
KiwiSaver: Employer's Legal Responsibilities (February 2007)
Information Technology: Contract Process
Referenda: Having dogs and getting to bark too!
Garry Anderson, Partner, looks at how democracy can be exercised by formally expressing a preference about an issue through a referendum. Read more..
Is Law Important?
LIVE Magazine, June 2009
Garry Anderson, Partner, explains the importance of, and the need for, law in our society. Read more..
Risk Management Presentation
In conjunction with Triplejump, Garry Anderson gave a presentation on business risk management.
KiwiSaver: Employer's Legal Responsibilities
Presentation at KiwiSaver Seminar by Garry Anderson.