Hamish Smylie


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Hamish Smylie

Hamish is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department at Davidson & Co.

Hamish has broad ranging litigation and dispute resolution experience across a number of key areas, including: general commercial disputes, contractual disputes, debt recovery claims, and property / tenancy related disputes.

He takes particular pride in developing strong relationships with his clients; providing clear, concise and commercially minded advice. Hamish is admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

Outside of the office, Hamish is an avid golfer and footballer.

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