Manaaki Advisor.


Tom Maasland


Tom is a Partner in MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice – a practice which has been recognised by international legal directory, Asia Pacific Legal500, as Tier 1 for TMT in New Zealand.

Tom advises on the full gamut of technology law issues – including major technology transformation programs and technology procurement, outsourcing, managed services and “as a service” arrangements, through to the more run of the mill software licensing and support agreements. Tom also advises on emerging technology areas such as cyber security, artificial intelligence, blockchain and smart contract related advice.

Tom’s passion is at the intersection of tech and law, having practiced as a technology lawyer for the past 20 years.  Tom sees Manaaki as a wonderful opportunity to give back to the tech community, which has supported Tom throughout his career.