Blair Keown

Partner Auckland

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​Blair regularly acts for clients across a wide range of contentious matters including regulatory compliance and risk management advice, litigation and internal and external investigations.

Blair is an experienced advocate. He has appeared as counsel in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. He has also been a criminal prosecutor, acting as counsel in jury trials involving serious criminal offending.

Work highlights

Trustee claim in High Court
Defended trustee companies in High Court against claims of misappropriation of trust assets.

Misappropriation claim in High Court
Acting for a client bringing a claim against former directors alleging the misappropriation of significant company funds, including a novel claim for a “multiple-derivative" action.​