Peter Wyllie | Partner

BA (Otago) |  LL.B (Canterbury)  |  LL.M (E-Business, Monash)  | Dip ITM (Distinction); TEP


Partner at Helmore Ayers.  

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.  

Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP).  

Author and Co-author of articles published in both domestic and international legal and advisory publications.  

Co-author of specialised legal textbook dealing with trusts.  

Designer of Helmores’ Syariah compliant trust documentation.  

Director of corporate trustee for a number of NZ foreign trusts.  

Protector for a number of NZ qualifying trusts.  

Presenter of numerous seminars on pre-migration trusts, asset planning, Syariah compliance, and trust-related issues for international and New Zealand organisations including Chartered Accountants, Financial Planners, STEP Singapore, Private Bankers and Relationship Managers in Singapore and Malaysia.  

Member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society.  

Past member of the Internet Society of New Zealand.  

Experienced commercial, intellectual property and property lawyer and advisor to accountants, solicitors and clients on matters relating to trust/company structures; administration and corporate secretarial services; resettlement/variation and wind-up of structures; offshore incorporation, directorship duties and delegations - corporate governance; shareholder rights and remedies; registration, maintenance, exploitation, and sale of all aspects of intellectual property (excluding patents); acquisition and disposal of businesses, commercial and domestic property transactions.

Experienced advisor to clients involved in the technology industries, including drafting and designing suites of documentation for start-ups and existing client companies relating to software and website development; trade practice compliance; hosting rights; escrow arrangements; global intellectual property protection and registration; and licensing arrangements.