BA, LLB Cant; LLM (First Hons), MComLaw (First Hons), MTaxS (Hons) Auck (Admitted 1990)
Kalev heads our litigation and employment teams.
Kalev has 30 years of proven, widely based experience as an advocate, adviser, published author and lecturer in business law. He appears regularly in the High Court, the Court of Appeal, and has successfully appeared in the Supreme Court as senior counsel and in overseas courts. Kalev and/or his team regularly appear in other courts and tribunals including the Employment Relations Authority, Building Disputes Tribunal and Taxation Review Authority as wells as in arbitrations. He has negotiated numerous out of court settlements directly or via mediation/judicial settlement conferences.
Kalev advises on contentious matters in the following areas of law:
- Insolvency – liquidations and receiverships
- Banking, commercial and company law
- Banking and securities
- Relationship property involving companies and trusts
- Family protection and wills claims
- Public Works Act compensation and disturbance cases
- Product liability
- Regulatory review (IRD, MBIE, SFO)
- Intellectual Property
Kalev has a wide network of expert witnesses and contacts in law and business to assist clients solving legal problems.
A list of reported and notable cases and publications is available on request. Signed testimonials from satisfied clients can be viewed on Kalev’s LinkedIn page.