David Wakefield

Law Clerk

LLB, BCom - University of Canterbury



David is a Law Clerk in the Christchurch Corporate Team. David joined Lane Neave in 2022 as a graduate, straight out of the University of Canterbury, and is currently working towards being admitted as a Solicitor. With a BCom, majoring in Finance, Taxation and Accounting, David has a keen interest for all things Corporate and Commercial.

During his studies, David has been able to gain valuable experience from three separate Summer Clerkships at another top law firm in Christchurch as part of their Corporate/Commercial Team. These experiences have helped him develop a wide range of capabilities to assist private clients and businesses on various issues.

David is a problem solver, and has an appetite for turning complex legal issues into practical, sound advice for clients.

Within Lane Neave’s Corporate Team, David will be acting on a range of matters.