+64 4 473 7733 office@mhlaw.co.nz Level 9, 3-11 Hunter Street, Wellington

David Burton

David is a Principal at Mahony Horner Lawyers and has over 30 years Employment Law experience in New Zealand and overseas.  David was formerly the Director of Cullen – The Employment Law Firm and for many years served on the Employment Law Committee of the New Zealand Law Society and prior to that appointment served on the Workplace Relations and Employment Law subcommittee of the Law Institute of Victoria, Australia.

David has acted for employer clients including Canterbury District Health Board and Fulton Hogan in New Zealand.  Examples of his work include:

  • Coordinating the provision of employment advices for the restructuring of a subsidiary of a major telecommunication company with business throughout Asia;
  • Advising the Japanese parent company of a major car manufacturer on the outsourcing of part of its operations and on the establishment of a research and development centre;
  • Defending a discrimination and harassment complaint brought by a professor against a university and university staff. 

David takes pride in his attention to detail and being easy to work with.  He looks forward to meeting you. 

David Burton – Principal
04 974 4138
027 411 9180