Consultant / Notary
Phone: 09 969 0814
After 51 years in the law, 44 of them as a principal, Bob ‘retired’ and became a consultant to the firm on 1 April 2002. The retirement has been in name only and he remains as professionally active as ever. As he says to anyone who will listen, the habits of a lifetime die hard.
Bob was an Auckland District Law Society Council member between 1978 and 1987 and President in 1987-1988. He was a Council member of the New Zealand Law Society from 1985 to 1989 and a Vice-President in his last year. Bob was appointed a Distinguished Member of the Auckland District Law Society in 1998. He still has a number of Law Society and related interests, including acting as a presenter/assessor for the New Zealand Law Society’s Trust Account Supervisor programme and tutoring applicants for appointment as a Notary Public. He is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Notaries.
Bob specialises in property, commercial transactions, trusts, wills and estates. He has a particular interest in professional ethics and practice and is often called upon to give expert evidence and provide opinions in those fields.
He still has a number of Law Society and related interests. He acted for sixteen years as a presenter/assessor for the New Zealand Law Society’s Trust Account Supervisor programme and tutors applicants for appointment as a Notary Public. He is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Notaries and was appointed a Distinguished Member of the New Zealand Society of Notaries in 2016.
In his spare time, Bob enjoys tennis, walking, reading and his family.
Please note, our notary office works on an appointment basis, if you would like to make an appointment contact us here.