A Lifetime of Legal and Business Experience

DAVID MCNAIR PC is a Cook Islands law firm offering new legal services for international trust clients.

Backed by more than 25 years of legal and business experience in the offshore industry, David McNair PC is well placed to handle all legal matters related to Cook Islands international trusts, LLC’s, companies, and subsidiary investment structures. David McNair has lived and worked in the United States as well as Australia and several Pacific countries. His legal experience ranges from small law firm to major natural resource companies. During his many years in the offshore industry, David McNair has gained a mature experience in and appreciation of the many and often complex offshore structures designed by domestic specialist attorneys for individuals and corporations.


In Our Opinion" by David McNair



Protector and LLC Manager Services

Trust agreements often provide that the Protector has the power to remove and replace the Trustee. Attorneys usually find that it is not advisable for their clients to be appointed as Protector of their trust, to avoid any issue of compellibility. An independent Protector will require.

APT Audit

Safer Trust Governance
A Legal Service For Cook Islands International Trust Clients

While by law Cook Islands trust company general finances are audited annually

Natural Resources Projects

David McNair is experienced in natural resources projects and can advise and assist applicants in the application process.
As one of two in-house corporate legal counsel for Elf Aquitaine Australia Limited (Elf is now part of Total SA)