Commercial disputes

Commercial disputes

Navigating disputes can be stressful, expensive, and time-consuming.  We provide expert, practical legal and strategic advice to enhance our clients’ prospects of success.

We understand that often the best solution is to reach a pragmatic and commercial outcome, but that is not always possible.  Our team are experienced advocates who guide our clients through all aspects of dispute resolution, including the litigation process, and alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation and arbitration.

Our dispute resolution and litigation team give experienced and expert assistance to a wide range of clients in all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. We regularly act on complex commercial litigation matters in New Zealand and across borders.  We support our clients with strong advocacy skills and by assessing the potential risk and outcomes of disputes to help them make good commercial decisions.  Our team appear at all levels of the courts in New Zealand.  

We are regularly briefed by other leading NZ firms on a conflict referral basis.  We have a long-standing relationship with the independent bar and when required will engage expert senior counsel for particularly specialised matters.

Our team has a broad range of experience, including in: