Brendan Cullen

Consultant

Brendan Cullen

Consultant

About

Brendan is a Consultant in our Dispute Resolution Team.

Brendan has over 30 years experience in Court litigation and alternative dispute resolution and is a qualified Arbitrator and Mediator.  He also teaches arbitration, mediation, advocacy and civil procedure at the University of Waikato Faculty of Law (Te Piringa).

Brendan is very experienced in advising on a range of disputes and will work hard to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients in such circumstances.

Brendan joined the firm in 1984 and was appointed a Partner in 1991. He was a Director of McCaw Lewis Limited from 2011 until 2020, before transitioning to his current role of Consultant. 

Qualifications
  • Accredited Mediator (Australia)
  • Accredited Mediator on the Resolution Institute Panel of Mediators (Acc.M.LEADR)
  • Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute (Mediation) (FAMINZ)
  • Diploma in Business Studies (Dispute Resolution) (DipBS)
  • Bachelor of Arts (History) (BA)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Bar admission

1985

Appointments
  • Member, NZ Law Society (Waikato Bay of Plenty Branch) Standards Committee
  • Council member, NZ Law Society (Waikato Bay of Plenty Branch)
  • Convenor, NZ Law Society (Waikato Bay of Plenty Branch) Courts, Tribunals and ADR Committee