Our extensive construction law experience combines with a strategic and people focused approach.
Whether it be a major construction project or a small build, we can help. We can apply our extensive construction law experience to any stage in a project from ‘front end’ drafting and negotiation through to dispute resolution.
Our industry experience includes government, local government, and private projects.
Our core construction experience is complemented with expertise in resource management, wider commercial matters, insurance, and litigation.
We are involved in the ongoing development of construction law in New Zealand, with Jared Holt currently a Council member of the Society of Construction Law (NZ).
We know that people are at the heart of successful projects, and we work hard to build and maintain strong relationships across projects and the sector.
Construction Contracts Act 2002
We are experienced in all key facets of the Construction Contracts Act, including the default payment claim/payment schedule regime, adjudication, and enforcement provisions.
We are experienced in contractual and tortious claims in relation to defects and damage to buildings and other property.
We understand the particular pressures that can come with insolvencies in the construction sector. In addition to experience claims aspects, we aim to be proactive to try to help find ways to get projects that may be affected by a contractor insolvency back up and running.
Construction contract disputes
We are experienced in the legal and technical issues that can arise in delay and additional cost claims in construction contracts. Jared Holt (Partner) is the co-author and co-presenter of the 2023 NZLS CLE Webinar on Delay Claims.