Michael Webb - Barrister , Specialist in Corporate, Financial Markets and Government Law, New Zealand
Michael Webb is a leading barrister providing specialist advice and representation in New Zealand and internationally on matters involving commercial, financial markets, governmental and regulatory law.
His practice includes:
- advice and representation including on complex or sensitive matters
- opinions, independent reviews and investigations
- negotiation, problem solving and dispute resolution
- public policy and law reform
Michael advises and works with law firms, inhouse counsel, boards of directors, corporates, individuals, and governments. As a barrister sole, he can accept instructions direct from overseas lawyers and law firms.
Michael commenced practice at the independent Bar in 1995. Before then, for many years he was a senior partner in a major New Zealand law firm.
Michael is also closely involved in commercial public law issues and the development of legislation and public policy, both in New Zealand and overseas.
In 2003 Michael was appointed as Chair of the Ministerial Taskforce on the Regulation of Financial Intermediaries. In 2011 he was appointed as a foundation Board Member of the new Financial Markets Authority in New Zealand, and in June 2016 completed a five-year appointment and re-appointment in that role.
Michael is also an experienced director and board member of public and private sector companies and entities .He is a frequent speaker at conferences in New Zealand and overseas on commercial and financial markets law, regulation, and corporate and public-sector governance.
A copy of Michael's detailed cv is available on request
- Antitrust Law
- Arbitration & Mediation
- Business Law
- Energy, Oil & Gas Law
- Gov & Administrative Law
- International Law
- Securities Law
- Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
- White Collar Crime
- New Zealand Law Society # 019833
- Barrister Member
- New Zealand Bar Association
- Council Member
- International Law Association
- Member International Securities Regulation Committee
- British Institute of International and Comparative Law
- Commonweath Law Association
- Criminal Bar Association