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About us

We are a specialist insurance and litigation firm with a strong client base of industry leaders, including both New Zealand and international insurers and reinsurers.

The New Zealand practice is one of four practices in the Asia-Pacific region and covers both the North and South Islands. We are renowned for our expertise in litigation and dispute resolution in insurance/reinsurance, construction, international trade - marine and aviation cargo and carrier’s liability, and real estate law.

We are regarded as leaders, not just because we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field - but because we know it's important to be practical, commercial and approachable.

News

7 February 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our commercial litigation capabilities with the arrival of a four-strong team to our Lima office, headed by Tabata Arteta who joins as a partner.
5 February 2018
We are pleased to announce that our significant growth in Australia has continued with the appointment of a large team of healthcare and employment law specialists — including three partners, six lawyers and four support staff – formerly of TressCox. They join our Melbourne office today.
8 January 2018
Ten or so years ago, insurers began slowly to ask their legal advisors about technology and innovation. In those early days, such matters were generally addressed as part of a legal services tender. The questions themselves, perhaps by today’s standards, could be said to have been naïve. They included, “tell us what you mean by innovation”, or “what guidance can you give to us about innovating for the future”.
 

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