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Aaron Lloyd

Partner
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MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Auckland, New Zealand
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Practice Expertise

  • Aviation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition
  • Employment and Labor

Areas of Practice

  • Aviation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition
  • Employment and Labor
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Regulatory
  • Sports and Recreation
  • White Collar Crime
  • View More

Profile

Aaron is a partner in the firm’s dispute resolution division. He advises clients on a range of litigious and risk related matters, with particular expertise in the areas of white collar criminal and regulatory affairs, sports law and employment law. Aaron leads our sports law practice, and is a member of the firm’s health and safety and public law teams.

Aaron is well regarded by clients for his ability to analyse and strategise complex situations. He is recognised by both clients, and his peers, for being able to implement pragmatic and commercial strategies to minimise risk and create opportunity for our clients. His ability has resulted in clients avoiding significant litigation and commercial consequences.

In 2017 Aaron was named by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific) as one of New Zealand’s leading sports lawyers, and has been recognised for his employment and sport s law expertise in other legal directories including Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Who’s Who.

Before joining MinterEllisonRuddWatts Aaron practiced as a barrister with Paul Davison QC, and has lectured at the University of Auckland.

Bar Admissions
High Court of New Zealand (2000)

Education
LLB (Hons) University of Auckland
BA (Political Studies and Philosophy) University of Auckland

Areas of Practice

  • Aviation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Competition
  • Employment and Labor
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Regulatory
  • Sports and Recreation
  • White Collar Crime

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Aaron is listed by Who's Who Legal as one of the leading sports lawyers in New Zealand (2014).
Aaron is "highly recommended" by the ALP 500 Legal Directory (2013) for his expertise in employment law.
Recipient, University of Auckland Honours & Master Scholarship (2000).
Recipient, Senior Prize in Law (1999), Senior Prize in Philosophy (1997), University of Auckland.

Professional Associations
Member New Zealand Law Society
Associate Member, American Bar Association
Member and former executive, Legal Research Foundation Inc
Member Institute of Directors (New Zealand)
Member Auckland Medico-Legal Society
Member Transparency International (New Zealand)
Appointed SPCA Pro-Bono Prosecution Panel
Appointed Sports Tribunal of New Zealand Panel of Pro-Bono Counsel

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