Nigel Stone

Associate LLB | LLM | MLitt | Accredited Mediator

Nigel is an accomplished litigation and dispute lawyer, known for his experience in commercial, construction and intellectual property disputes. With many years of experience in civil litigation, Nigel’s career is a testament to his deep understanding of the law and his commitment to legal excellence.

Nigel combines extensive practical experience with academic depth. He has a BA/LLB conjoint from Victoria University of Wellington, a Master of Laws with first class honours in Commercial Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of Auckland, and a MLitt from The University of Cambridge – where his researched focused on Intellectual Property. He is also an Accredited Mediator with the London School of Mediation.

Strategic Approach
At the heart of Nigel’s professional ethos is a deep commitment to client service. He excels in understanding clients’ unique needs and crafting tailored legal strategies that align with their goals. His approach is characterised by a meticulous attention to detail, a thorough understanding of the law, and a strategic mindset that seeks optimal outcomes for his clients.

Known for his stellar oral advocacy skills, Nigel has a record of appearing as counsel in numerous trials, demonstrating an ability to navigate complex legal landscapes with ease. His experience in mediation, reinforced by his accreditation as a mediator, adds a valuable dimension to his skill set, enabling him to resolve disputes effectively and efficiently.


Areas of speciality

  • Construction Disputes
  • Mediation
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Shareholder and Director Disputes
  • Family Trust Disputes
  • Estate Litigation – Contested Wills & Estates

Outside of work
Outside of work Nigel enjoys horse riding and spending time in the workshop.

Contact Nigel

+64 9 837 6839

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Deborah Sylvester

+64 9 837 6883

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