I am a Foreign Qualified Solicitor (New Zealand) in the Commercial and Infrastructure Department, specialising in non-contentious construction. I advise both public and private clients on construction, engineering and development projects in a wide range of sectors. I have particular expertise in negotiating and preparing construction contracts and related documents, as well as providing ongoing advice and support to clients across the life of a project.
- Advising an irrigation company on the design and construction of a major irrigation scheme in New Zealand, including 200km of pipeline providing irrigation to 20,000ha of farmland.
- Advising an airport company on a design and build contract for a new airport hotel at Wellington Airport, to be constructed adjacent to the existing international terminal.
- Acting for a New Zealand government department on the construction of three new modular prison buildings, including assisting with the tender, the commercial negotiations, and preparing the final form of contract and related documentation.
- Advising a New Zealand ministry on the seismic strengthening, refurbishment and internal fit out of a commercial building in Wellington, New Zealand.