Chambers 2023 Asia-Pacific Legal Directory rankings released

We are proud to again be acknowledged as a leading New Zealand law firm in the following fields by the prestigious Chambers Asia-Pacific Legal Directory for 2023.


Partner, Simon Cartwright continues to be “Top Ranked” in shipping for a fifth year running. 

Simon heads up the Hesketh Henry’s Trade and Transport team.

As reported by Chambers, “Simon is a well on international experience”, “He’s a strategic thinker who adopts a holistic approach and is always mindful of how best to advance the interests of the client.” 


The Construction team is ranked in Band 4 of the Directory with Partner, Nick Gillies also individually noted in Band 3 for construction.

As reported by Chambers, Nick Gillies, “He’s a superb construction lawyer, one of the very few people in a small market who are genuine specialists.  He’s also very client-focused and thinks about the presentation of arguments as much as the arguments themselves.” 


The Employment team is ranked in Band 3 of the Directory with Partner, Jim Roberts individually noted in Band 3 and Partners, Alison Maelzer and Jodi Sharman in Band 4.

As reported by Chambers, “The service is second to none; they are always at hand to assist and support, and we always get same-day responses, or at least a confirmation of receipt, followed by a more detailed response within a few days.” 


The Insurance team is ranked in Band 3 of the Directory.

As reported by Chambers, “They are known for their ability to handle novel legal matters”. 

Click here for the firm’s Chambers ranking and description for 2023 along with further client testimonials.

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