David Jones
Māori Legal Solicitor at Kensington Swan


David works in the corporate and commercial team where he focuses on Māori legal issues and work principally with Māori organisations.

His work includes advising iwi on governance issues as well as statutory compliance, and assisting clients with public law issues. He is also involved with the preparation and presentation of iwi, hapū, and whānau claims before the Waitangi Tribunal, as well as Treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown.

He enjoys kapa haka and keep fit by playing hockey. He also enjoys multisports and have participated in the Ironmaori quater and half ironman event.

He is currently training for these events this year and the Taupo Ironman.

He is fluent in Te Reo Māori and his iwi affiliations are principally to Rongowhakaata and Ngāti Kahungunu.