Neil Mallon joined Utilities Disputes as Deputy Commissioner in September
Neil is a lawyer who started his legal career
working with complaints and fraud investigations in the banking industry. He
has a long history of working with consumer complaints and the regulation of
professionals. Neil spent time in the UK managing prosecutions and appeals
involving the conduct of barristers through the Inns of Court and
Royal Courts of Justice.
Back in New Zealand, Neil worked for the Teachers
Council, leading their complaints and prosecutions team. He then spent 8 years
with the New Zealand Law Society as National Complaints Manager, General
Manager Regulatory, with responsibility for managing its regulatory functions,
and was a member of its executive team.