Solicitor

Rob McStay

BA / LLB (Hons)
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Rob McStay is a Solicitor in Hesketh Henry’s Disputes team

Rob graduated in September 2015 with a BA/LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland, majoring in History in his Arts degree.

He joined Hesketh Henry in February 2016 and was admitted to the bar in July 2016.

Within the L&DR team, he mainly assists with civil disputes including insurance, construction and debt recovery claims.

Rob also helps the Employment team with drafting and amending employment agreements, policies, and assists with various contentious and non-contentious employment matters.

He is also a member of the Trade and Transport Team led by Simon Cartwright.

Rob has co-authored several chapters for LexisNexis Practical Guidance – Insurance which was authored by Hesketh Henry in 2016.  He also contributed to New Zealand chapters for Getting the Deal Through Construction 2018 and Getting the Deal Through Shipping 2018.

Rob is a member of The Society of Construction Law and the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand.

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Experience

Examples of work completed by Rob include:

  • Assisting and advising clients with a number of litigation and dispute resolution needs, especially within the insurance and construction sphere.  Rob also provides assistance with debt recovery claims;
  • Appearing as junior counsel at mediations and judicial settlement conferences, helping clients to achieve negotiated settlements;
  • Assisting on various employment issues, including disciplinary procedures, redundancy and restructuring processes, restraint of trade and non-solicitation issues, holidays and leave advice, and health and safety matters; and
  • Drafting policies, statutory interpretation, and drafting and amending employment agreements.
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Publications

Insights & Opinion / Rob McStay

The Shipping Law Review
The Hesketh Henry marine team pen the New Zealand chapter of The Shipping Law Review
26.07.2018 Posted in Maritime Law
CONSTRUCTION LAW UPDATE – JUNE 2018
Recent Construction Law Decisions and Developments in New Zealand
18.06.2018 Posted in Construction Law
Getting the Deal Through: Shipping
Getting the Deal Through works with many of the best lawyers and law firms in the world
10.10.2017 Posted in Maritime Law
Insurance Case Law Update April 2017
Our Insurance Law team has written a new publication for LexisNexis, known as Insurance Practical Guidance.  This is the first on-line insurance law product of its kind in New Zealand. This update pr...
18.04.2017 Posted in Insurance Law
Insurance Case Law Update September 2017
September 2016 Our Insurance Law team has written a new on-line publication for LexisNexis, known as “Insurance Practical Guidance“.  It is the first on-line insurance product of its kind...
19.09.2016 Posted in Insurance Law
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