Managing Director - Dispute Resolution Team Leader | Whangarei
Wayne is a highly accomplished client advocate, with over 20 years' experience in the law. He leads the firm, as Managing Director, and also heads WRMK’s litigation team.
Wayne has many years’ experience in general civil litigation and looking after the legal affairs of a broad range of private and commercial clients. He also has particular expertise in resource management disputes.
Wayne has a well-deserved reputation as an excellent criminal lawyer, advocating for both private crime and legal aid clients, leading cases in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal, at Jury Trials and dealing with Police Charges.
Qualifications: LLB, BCom, University of Otago
P: 09 470 2447
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Wayne McKean's Specialist Services
Disputes come in lots of different forms so you need different tools to sort them out. Sometimes you can’t avoid going to court. Sometimes you can get a better result with mediation or arbitration.
Facing criminal charges can be distressing and frightening. We have experienced lawyers who know the law and know the system and can ensure that your rights are protected and you get a fair hearing.
Wayne McKean's Blog Posts
WRMK Lawyers pull above their weight
April 08, 2019
The WRMK Lawyers team were proud to claim the win in the Whangarei South Rotary Club Fire Engine Pull, to raise funds for the refurbishment of Domain Lodge.
Someone sent me this analysis of rugby which I have to pass on.
May 24, 2012
It is largely unknown to players and followers of the modern game that rugby started off purely as a contest for forwards in opposition in line-outs, scrums, rucks and mauls.
The importance of having a quorum
March 21, 2012
For those of you who are involved in meetings of organisations you might be interested in the rules relating to quorums.
You should sort out unpaid fines
January 17, 2011
The announcement in The NZ Herald (17 January 2011) of the government’s recent initiative that people who don’t pay fines will go to prison, is another example of the government announcing changes to the law as “new law” when in actual fact very similar laws have been in existence for a lengthy period. People with unpaid fines are appearing in Court in this country every week, facing the prospect of jail time if a satisfactory arrangement is not made to pay the fine.