Tony Baldwin
Business | Policy



Court of Appeal case relating to ‘landlocked’ land (2014).

Tony acted for the Baldwin family as a defendant in the High Court (November 2012) and a respondent in the Court of Appeal (May 2014) in a civil action brought by another family seeking vehicular access to a property that they argued was ‘landlocked’ under the Property Law Act 2007.

Tony prepared detailed affidavits and submissions in relation to the facts and the law.

The High Court decision found against the plaintiffs and the Court of Appeal decision dismissed their appeal.

NZ United World College Trust (2006 – 2011)

Tony was the Chairperson for the New Zealand United World College Trust – a project to assess the viability of establishing a United World College in New Zealand on a philanthropic basis. This involved establishing a talented board and group of advisers, developing a project plan, raising $850,000 in cash, gaining rights to an outstanding 16 hectare site near to Queenstown with a concept plan, developing a leading-edge education framework, together with an implementation plan and a detailed financial model.