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Nigel Burton

Council Chair/Solicitor

Nigel Burton graduated from the University of Auckland with a degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 1972. He was, in the same year, admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

Nigel was previously a partner in the firm of Wilson Henry (now Hesketh Henry) from 1973-1988. After a short period as an executive director in a large public company, he resumed legal practice and in 1989 founded Burton & Co., a law firm specialising in company and commercial law, including commercial property. He remains a senior partner of that firm.

He has served on various Auckland District Law Society Committees and is a director of various closely held companies. He joins AIC as Chairperson of the Council and is Solicitor to Oshu Corporation NZ Ltd