About Phillip Green

Profile1_1.JPGPhillip Green is a mediator, arbitrator, adjudicator, and barrister. He is based in Wellington and works in New Zealand and overseas.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ (London) and a Fellow of the Arbitrators' and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ).  He is on  the AMINZ:

  • Panel of Mediators
  • Panel of Arbitrators
  • List of Adjudicators

Phillip believes that successful mediation prospects are improved by the participants preparing, and he gives guidance and encouragement for this to happen.

Phillip is the Founding President of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ).  Phillip has held various positions in AMINZ, including Director of Professional Studies, Chair of the AMINZ Investigations Committee, Institute Examiner and Member of the Joint Massey University and AMINZ Committee.

Phillip’s barristerial experience has been broad. It includes commercial and civil litigation, insurance, banking, construction, contract, tort, consumer law, health, education, partnership law, employment law, transport law including domestic shipping, public law, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering, Treaty of Waitangi law, resource management, environment and local authority law, energy and telecommunications, IT, medical issues, estates and professional disciplinary tribunal work.
Phillip has written extensively on arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution generally. His published texts are set out below.

  • Phillip Green, together with Barbara Hunt, co-authored the text Green & Hunt on Arbitration Law and Practice originally published by Brookers, now published by Thomson Brookers – a two volume work which is one of the leading texts in this field. Today the book has a number of highly regarded specialist contributors. Phillip no longer contributes to the text. The text is available online as well as in hard copy.
  • He is author of the New Zealand section of the Sweet and Maxwell text Arbitration Procedures in Asia.
  • He authored the chapter on Exhibits in Mauet’s Fundamentals of Trial Techniques, published by Oxford University Press, first edition edited by T. Eichelbaum CJ.
  • He is author of Employment Dispute Resolution (2002) published by LexisNexis, a text which focuses on mediation.
  • He is co-author together with Professor Laurence Boulle of Bond University (Queensland, Australia) and Virginia Goldblatt from Massey University of Mediation: Principles, Process, Practice (Second Edition). This text was published by LexisNexis in December 2008 and is currently being revised. The same authors have published Mediation: Skills and Strategies published by LexisNexis in 2015.

Phillip the person

Phillip lives in Wellington and is married with four adult children and six grandchildren. After his family, his favourite interests include music, cooking, reading, gardening, walking and fishing.