We are proud to advise that Sean Gamble recently placed second in the Society of Construction Law essay competition. Sean’s essay considered reckless trading in the construction sector with a specific focus on the approach from the recent Mainzeal decision. Sean’s second place earnt him $1,500, which he tells us will go towards a car.
Lydia Sharpe received a commendation for her essay which considered the likely impacts of climate change on the construction and insurance industries. It concluded that changes to the Building Act and Building Code may be needed in the future to mitigate against climate change’s effects on New Zealand buildings and physical infrastructure.
Hesketh Henry entered three essays into this year’s competition. We are pleased to have two essays receive recognition in a year with a record number of entries.
The number of entries and the results we have achieved are reflective of the depth and breadth of our expertise in construction law.