Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Gain assurance with experienced litigation lawyers at your side

We offer expert advice and a broad range of options for the resolution of civil and commercial disputes.

Our litigation team has more than 65 years combined experience in civil litigation and dispute resolution with appearances at all levels of the judicial system, including High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, tribunals and lower courts, and in mediations and arbitrations. Solutions are carefully targeted to the client’s needs, focusing on strategies to achieve the best outcome in the most cost-effective way.

Our team provides services in the following areas:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Breach and variation of trust
  • Construction and building disputes
  • Consumer law
  • Contract
  • Corporate litigation
  • Debt recovery
  • Defamation
  • Director’s liability
  • Employment
  • Fishing
  • Insolvency litigation
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Judicial review
  • Land valuation
  • Leases
  • Liquor licensing
  • Local government
  • Maritime
  • Negligence
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Probate, family protection and testamentary promises claims
  • Professional disciplinary
  • Public law
  • Regulatory prosecutions
  • Relationship property
  • Replacement of trustees
  • Resource management and environmental

Our People

Our Napier based business lawyers, solicitors and experienced support team are available to assist you in all matters of corporate and commercial law, property and litigation.

Our law firm is based in Napier, but we also provide services  to those in Hastings, Waipukurau, Wairoa, the greater Hawke’s Bay and internationally.

Find out more about our Napier based lawyers, solicitors and wider team