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   Richard Belcher

Richard Belcher, Lawyer, Hesketh Henry
 
RICHARD BELCHER
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T:  + 64 9 375 8720
F:  + 64 9 365 5236
E: Richard.belcher@heskethhenry.co.nz

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QUALIFICATIONS:
BA/LLB
Richard is a lawyer in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team.

Richard joined Hesketh Henry after completing a Bachelor of Laws & Arts from the University of Auckland. Splitting his study between Auckland and Victoria Universities, Richard was also employed by the Parliamentary service, where he had input into policy development, legislation drafting and communications work.

Richard was admitted to the bar in July 2015. He is regularly involved in assisting clients with insurance, construction, trust and estate litigation, and general civil litigation matters. Specifically, Richard has assisted in:
 
  • Insurance - subrogated recovery, defence and policy entitlement;
  • Construction – actions under the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and defence of defective building claims;
  • Company - Prejudice shareholder actions;
  • Property - Lease disputes;
  • Trust and estates – Entitlement of beneficiaries; and Debt recovery
As part of the Insurance Law Team, Richard co-authored several chapters of LexisNexis Practical Guidance – Insurance Law.

Richard is also a member of the Maritime Law Team and has assisted in:
 
  • Charter party disputes;
  • Bio-security issues; and
  • Actions arising from collision.

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Memberships

  • AAMINZ
  • Society of Construction Law
  • Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Auckland District Law Society
  • New Zealand Law Society

affiliations

 
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