Alan has a wide ranging commercial litigation practice, now predominantly focused on resolution of insurance claims but over time including banking and finance, insolvency and construction law as well as more general claims in contract and tort.
Alan’s insurance law expertise includes marine insurance, fire and general, reinsurance and third party liability (especially directors’ and officers’ liability insurance and professional indemnity cover).
Alan also has a specialist interest and expertise in maritime law, and has acted for a wide range of marine insurers and commercial shipping enterprises.
Before joining Hesketh Henry in 1998, Alan practised for a total of five years in London, and worked for four years with a national law firm.
Alan is a member of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, and the New Zealand Insurance Law Association. He has written a number of articles on marine and insurance law topics in New Zealand and in England.