Hesketh Henry is a recognised leader in construction law. We are recommended internationally by the Asia-Pacific Legal 500 directory for ‘Real Estate and Construction’.
We have expertise in all aspects of construction, and we advise on all types of projects and disputes across the construction sector. We provide practical, commercially-driven advice tailored to the specific demands of the construction industry.
We act for consultants, contractors, developers, employers and their insurers. Our clients include international and multinational companies as well as local businesses.
Our construction lawyers have considerable experience both in New Zealand and abroad, and we have links to overseas firms and other organisations that operate in the construction field.
We provide non-contentious advice throughout the life of a project, from inception to completion. We understand the need for careful planning and management to complete works on time and on budget. We can assist with: project structures, procurement, legislative and regulatory requirements and contract drafting. Our real estate and corporate commercial Teams can also be called on where required to ensure the successful completion of a project.
Our Litigation Team have been involved in some of the most complex and high-value construction and engineering claims. We provide dispute avoidance and dispute resolution advice, and represent clients in adjudication, early neutral evaluation, arbitration and litigation, as well as all forms of ADR. Our experience encompasses professional indemnity claims against construction professionals, pure construction disputes and leaky buildings.