David Stoevelaar


Qualifications: LL.B., B.PhysEd, PGDip. AAMINZ

Ngāti Porou

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David is a Associate in our Commercial Law team. He is also a Registered Arbitrator and Mediator.

David is of Māori decent stemming from Ngāti Porou, Hicks Bay and grew up in Hamilton. He has a Bachelor of Physical Education and Health with Biology, a postgraduate Diploma in Secondary School teaching and Level 1 Forestry certification.

While working as a Secondary School teacher, being HOD and 2IC/joint Assistant Principal of the Senior School Department, he developed an interest in policies and procedures which led him to complete a law degree at Waikato University.

During his time at University he became involved with sports coaching and mentoring and completed the requirements to be a mediator.

David is also a contracted mediator for Fairway Resolution Limited in the areas of commercial, property, ACC and sports.