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Philip George Skelton, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Construction Law. Member of Russell McVeagh McKenzie Bartleet & Company.


George Skelton, Philip was born in 1960 in Auckland, New Zealand, August l.


University of Auckland (Bachelor of Commerce. Bachelor of Laws); Oxford University (Bachelor of Civil Law) Bachelor of Laws). Oxford University (Bachelor of Civil Law).

Oxford University (Bachelor of Civil Law).


Worked at Russell McVeagh McKenzie Bartleet & Company (Auckland) specializing in Barristers and Solicitors of the High Court of New Zealand. Admitted to the bar, 1983, New Zealand. Co-Author: (with R. L. Towner) New Zealand Section, "International Handbook on Contracts of Employment," Boston, Kluwer Law and Taxation Publishers, 1988.

The firm's practice was established in February 1863, in Auckland. Since April 1988, the firm has also had a significant office in Wellington. The firm has a complement of approximately 400 people.

It is a predominantly commercial firm, although offers the full range of legal services. Among many specialties offered is overseas investment in New Zealand. The firm has a strong focus on the Asia-Pacific region, with partners and staff involved in projects in Pacific and Asian countries.

Within New Zealand, the firm's practice extends nationwide.


Member: IBA.