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DAVID BURTON


David is a partner of Cullen-The Employment Law Firm. David has over 20 years employment law experience in New Zealand and overseas. His expertise is recognised by his peers. For six years he was appointed to the Employment Law Committee of the New Zealand Law Society. Prior to that he served on the Workplace Relations and Employment Law Sub-committee of the Law Institute of Victoria, Australia.

David has focused his practice on employer clients. He has acted for several household names such as Telstra, Toyota and Hewlett Packard in Australia and the Canterbury District Health Board and Fulton Hogan in New Zealand. Examples of his work include:

  • Coordinating the provision of employment advice for the restructuring of a subsidiary of a major telecommunication company with businesses in many countries in Asia.
  • Advising the Japanese parent company of a major car manufacturer on the outsourcing of part of its operations and on the establishment of a research and development centre.
  • Defending a discrimination and sexual harassment complaint brought by a professor against a university and 10 senior university staff.

David takes pride in being attentive and easy to work with. He looks forward to meeting you.


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