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Pearson Williams

Senior Solicitor

Corporate & commercial

Pearson specialises in corporate and commercial law, focusing on public and private sector contracting, procurement, TMT and intellectual property.

He has broad experience advising clients from a range of industries on all aspects of corporate and commercial contracting.  He has a particular interest in contracting in the public sector and intellectual property.

Pearson also regularly advises on privacy, data protection, fair trading and consumer law.

Recent highlights

  • Advising the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on all commercial and procurement aspects of the MIQ programme.
  • Advising the Ministry of Transport on IAFC and MIAC, programmes supporting international airfreight connectivity in response to the impacts of COVID-19.
  • Advising Te Puni Kōkiri on commercial and contract components of commissioning for Whānau Ora Outcomes, including renegotiation of its funding/relationship contracts with the three Whānau Ora Commissioning Agencies, responding to impacts of COVID-19 and implementation of localised solutions.
  • Assisting Southern Cross Cables on commercial and customer (including sponsor) arrangements relating to its US$300m trans-Pacific ‘SX NEXT’ cable build.
  • Advising a New Zealand-based client on licensing and service arrangements with a social media platform.
  • Working with Powerco on its long-term field services contracts for its electricity and gas networks, as well as on network access arrangements.

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