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Derek Wood

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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General Business Law - Papua New Guinea

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Derek Wood focuses principally on litigation mandates, advising clients on a variety of issues, including high-stakes matters in the resources and financial services spheres. A client notes the confidence generated by his "very good local knowledge and responsiveness."
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Derek Wood is a partner in Ashurst's Port Moresby office.

Derek specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. His practice includes general litigation, employment law, fraud investigation, banking law, personal injury claims, administrative law, environmental damage claims and disputes regarding customary land. Derek also provides regulatory advice.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Derek served in the Victoria Police for 12 years. He gained extensive experience in complex investigations, including fraud investigation in the Major Fraud Group.

Derek is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, which developed a Code of Conduct for the introduction of Mediation in the National Court.

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