Former Russell McVeagh partner Stuart Harray has been invited to join the Development Board of the UK-based Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law.
The centre is named after British law lord Lord Bingham of Cornhill who promoted the maintenance, development and promotion of the rule of law. It was founded in 2010 with the objective of promoting and enhancing the rule of law worldwide.
Stuart Harray is co-head of the London Corporate team of international law firm Milbank LLP. His practice covers international and domestic corporate and M&A.
After graduating with an LLB(Hons) from the University of Canterbury, he was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the HIgh Court of New Zealand in 1988. After starting at Russell McVeagh he travelled to London and worked with Allen & Overy from 1991 to 1993 and was admitted as a solicitor for England and Wales in 1993. He returned to Russell McVeagh in 1994 for two years before joining Allen & Overy again in 1996.
He became a partner with Allen & Overy in 1998 in the London corporate team, and Managing Partner, London Corporate & Global Corporate Board from 2003 to 2005. Mr Harray returned to New Zealand to become a partner with Russell McVeagh in 2006 before returning to London where he joined the Milbank partnership in 2007.