Matt Robertson


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Matt has acted for various corporate entities and high-net-worth individuals in the commercial litigation context.

Before joining Seladore Legal in March 2023, Matt spent three years in the dispute resolution team of a New Zealand law firm focusing on commercial, administrative, and trust-based litigation. During that time he appeared before several New Zealand courts, including numerously before the High Court, and before specialist tribunals.

Matt graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2019 with a BA LLB, achieving first in class in several subjects; and was enrolled as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in March 2020.

– Junior counsel for the applicant in Rongotai Investments Limited v Land Valuation Tribunal [2022] NZHC 1669, the first successful judicial review application in New Zealand finding that the conduct of a judicial officer disclosed apparent bias such that the underlying trial breached natural justice and was unfair.


– Acting on behalf of New Zealand citizens in an application for judicial review challenging the government’s COVID-19 “MIQ” measures for alleged inconsistency with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.


– Acting for a major property investment company over numerous disputes concerning the sale and leasing of commercial properties.

News & Media

Dan Hudson and Kevin Kilgour feature in Lexis Nexis

Dan Hudson and Kevin Kilgour of Seladore Legal have analysed the High Court’s recent decision in the FCA V WealthTek case for Lexis Nexis. In a… Read More Dan Hudson and Kevin Kilgour feature in Lexis Nexis

Court of Appeal upholds immunity of President of Mozambique

On Thursday 29th February, the Court of Appeal handed down a unanimous judgment upholding the decision of Mr Justice Robin Knowles CBE that His Excellency President… Read More Court of Appeal upholds immunity of President of Mozambique

Dan Hudson featured in Law360

Dan Hudson of Seladore Legal and Christopher Coltart KC of 2 Hare Court have analysed the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act for Law 360. They… Read More Dan Hudson featured in Law360