Geoffrey ConeFounder of Cone Marshall, New Zealand and Teton Trust Company, Jackson, Wyoming, USA at Cone Marshall
Geoffrey Cone graduated from the University of Canterbury and the University of Otago, New Zealand, with LLB and a post graduate diploma in tax and trust law with honours. He commenced practice in 1980 in Auckland, New Zealand, then moved to Christchurch where he was a partner and the chairman of partners in a leading law firm. There he practised in commercial litigation as well as tax and trust advisory work. He appeared in court at all levels as leading counsel, including the Privy Council. In 1998 he established his own practice in Auckland, New Zealand. His firm, Cone Marshall Limited, is the only New Zealand law firm to specialise exclusively in international trust and tax planning, and it provides advisors, trustee and trust management services through its affiliated companies, in New Zealand, Switzerland, Italy, Hong Kong, the United States, and Uruguay.