High Court bars Buddle Findlay from acting against former client George Kerr

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

By Jonathan Underhill Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Buddle Findlay, one of New Zealand's leading commercial and public law firms, has been barred from acting against interest associated with George Kerr, a high profile client of 14 years who generated some $10 million in fees for the firm. In a High Court decision this week, Justice Murray Gilbert ruled that Buddle Findlay held confidential information about Kerr, a client up until 2012, and his business affairs. The firm had been hired by Wilaci, a trust company owned by John Grill, a form...

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