Lydia joined Hesketh Henry in 2019. She has previously had internships with Gregory J Thwaite, working in domestic and international commercial litigation, and in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Multilateral and Legal Affairs team.
Lydia studied at the University of Auckland. She has completed a BA/LLB(Hons), in Latin and History, and a Diploma of Languages in Spanish and Russian.
This year her entry for the Society of Construction Law essay competition was Recommended for Publication. She wrote about the impact of climate change on the construction and insurance industries, including the need for legislative and regulatory reform to future-proof both industries and stakeholders against the increasingly severe effects of climate change .
Lydia’s experience to date includes:
- Providing advice on international conventions;
- Advising on shipping disputes, construction disputes and debt recovery matters; and
- General litigation advisory work.