Neuton joined the Wackrow Williams and Davies Ltd team in October of 2018, and has experience in Waitangi Tribunal, Māori Land Court, and Civil litigation.
Neuton’s legal career began as a law clerk at Afeaki Chambers in 2014. Upon completing his legal professional studies at the College of Law, he was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in October 2015.
Neuton has worked in a number of district inquiries including Te Paparahi o te Raki and Te Rohe Pōtae, and various urgent inquiries including the Tūhoronuku Mandate inquiry, and the Ngātiwai Trust Board Mandate inquiry. He is currently involved in a number of Waitangi Tribunal Kaupapa inquiries including Military Veterans, and the Health Services and Outcomes inquiry.
While at Auckland University Neuton was elected as Co-President of Te Rākau Ture (Māori Law Students Association) for 2010, and in 2011 he was elected as the student representative on the Hunga Rōia Māori (Māori Law Society) executive. He is also a former winner of the Gina Rudland Award for Excellence in Māori Mooting.
Following completion of his law degree, Neuton studied Te Reo Māori and is a graduate of Te Wānanga o Takiura (Rūmaki Reo), and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (Diploma of Te Pīnakitanga o Te Reo Kairangi).
In his spare time Neuton likes to spend time with his whānau, especially his son. He is a Te Reo Māori tutor, practices ballroom dancing, and Co-Founder of a weekly podcast set to relaunch in 2019.