We have one of New Zealand’s leading construction practices. We offer truly specialist expertise on all aspects of building and engineering law, as well as the capability to handle the largest and most complex issues. Our services cover the full lifecycle of a project, from procurement advice through to contract negotiation / drafting, strategic guidance, and dispute resolution.
Our dedicated team brings international and domestic experience of all classes of commercial and infrastructure construction. We are trusted by some of the industry’s largest businesses and have acted on many of New Zealand’s most significant building projects and proceedings.
We have been recognised for construction by Asia Law (recommended firm), Legal 500 (recommended firm), Chambers & Partners (ranked firm) and Doyles Guide (leading construction and Infrastructure Firm). Several in our team are also individually ranked as leading construction lawyers.
Clients describe us as having “developed a prominent position in the [New Zealand] construction market” and “the team’s specialist construction skills combine with property law, insurance, transport and insolvency expertise to provide a comprehensive service”. Others comment that “Hesketh Henry has a strong specialist construction team which is very client focused and has excellent industry knowledge”, and that “the team has real life experience of working in the sector, [with] impressive depth of sector knowledge”.
We are committed to providing depth of knowledge, well-established industry connections, and high-quality services for the benefit of our construction clients.