Duncan MacKenzie

Duncan MacKenzie

Senior Associate


  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Litigation

WSG Practice Industries


New Zealand

Duncan is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution team. He has a broad range of experience working for both corporate and public sector clients. Duncan has a particular focus on insurance related work (acting for both insurers and their insureds); insolvency and receiverships (including debt recovery claims); and general commercial disputes (including complex contractual disputes). Duncan also advises clients about their health and safety obligations (having been heavily involved in the Pike River Royal Commission of Inquiry) and he acts for clients in the medico legal area.

Duncan appears for clients in court (principally in the High Court and District Court, but also on appeal to the Court of Appeal) and in private arbitration and mediation. Duncan appeared before the Pike River Royal Commission of Inquiry and has also appealed in the Coroner’s Court.

Bar Admissions

2010, New Zealand


LLB (Hons) University of Otago
BA University of Otago
Areas of Practice

Health and Safety | Insolvency | Insurance | Litigation