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Auckland
New Zealand

+64 (0)21 798 353

John Barker Law is a boutique firm offering strategic legal and policy expertise to the food and beverage sector with a special emphasis on wine and other alcoholic beverages.

Combining specialised legal skills with extensive experience in government and industry, John Barker Law delivers strategic and outcome-focussed advice to clear the regulatory pathway from production through to the global market. 

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JOHN BARKER NOMINATED AS CANDIDATE FOR TOP GLOBAL ROLE

John Barker

The New Zealand Government has officially announced its nomination of John Barker as a candidate for the role of Director General of the International Vine and Wine Organisation (OIV). The announcement can be found HERE. 

"I am very honoured to be nominated as a candidate for the role of OIV Director General" Dr Barker said. "The OIV is at the heart of the sector globally, bringing the majority of vine and wine countries together to develop consensus positions on issues of shared interest. My objective is to reinforce and enhance the status of the OIV as the scientific and technical reference body for a rapidly changing world."

The nomination has been strongly supported by the national wine industry organisation, New Zealand Winegrowers. A copy of their press release can be found HERE.