David L . Marriott
Auckland & Queenstown, New Zealand
Advocacy, Knowledge, Expertise
Interlocutory, trial and appellate advocacy
Intellectual property litigation
Contract and commercial litigation
Alternative dispute resolution
David has extensive experience representing both New Zealand and international clients in a broad range of civil and commercial cases before tribunals (including the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand), the New Zealand courts at all levels including the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court/Privy Council, and, as counsel assisting clients to resolve their disputes through alternative means including arbitration, settlement conferences, negotiation and mediation.
David is also recognised as one of New Zealand's foremost intellectual property litigators, having been involved in many significant and reported cases.
He has been a barrister sole since late 2009, prior to which he was a partner, and headed the litigation team, in one of New Zealand's leading intellectual property law firms.