21.05.2024

The Legal500 Construction Comparative Guide

The Construction team at Hesketh Henry is the exclusive New Zealand contributor to The Legal 500: Country Comparative Guide for Construction.  Partners Glen Holm-Hansen and Helen Macfarlane along with Senior Associates, James Lewis and Sarah Holderness, authored the New Zealand chapter for the 2024 Guide which may be downloaded here.

We have one of the largest and most experienced construction teams in New Zealand, with excellent industry knowledge.  We act for many of New Zealand’s premium construction and consultancy businesses as well as a range of specialist contractors.  Our team is client-focused and can provide advice in all aspects of construction law.

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