Office: Whangarei, Dargaville
Clive is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in farming related matters, business structures and asset planning.
He and his family have themselves owned dairy, beef, sheep and deer farms. Now working part-time as a Consultant, Clive works mainly with other WRMK lawyers advising on projects.
Born and raised in Northland, Clive has practiced in Dargaville, Auckland and Whangarei during his career, as well as taking a break from the law for a period to be a full time farmer. His practice has been predominantly commercial, with an emphasis on property acquisitions, leasing, farming, trusts and tax effective business structures. His clients range from farming through to high fashion, international yachting, international medical research and the hospitality industries.
Outside of the law Clive is a director of a Bio-Tech research company linked with the University of Queensland. The company is at the cutting edge of research into brain diseases and in particular Motor Neuron disease and Alzheimers. His other area of interest is progressing the Hundertwasser Art Centre with the Wairau Maori Art Gallery in Whangarei. He is a senior member of the team co-ordinating fundraising for the project with the specific task of dealing with Central Government funding bodies.
LLB, University of Auckland