Regarded as New Zealand’s leading infrastructure practice, we operate across public facilities, economic and social infrastructure.

We advise a range of clients, including Government, constructors, developers, operators, debt providers and investors.

We will partner with you to offer advice at all stages of your project’s lifecycle – from strategic input through to project delivery and, if required, dispute resolution.

We create a specialist team from across our full service firm to manage your risk and achieve the best outcome for your project.

We are New Zealand's only commercial law firm to act on all major Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), as well as Christchurch's rebuild Anchor Projects.

Together with our experience and close links with government and major industry players, we are at the forefront of New Zealand’s infrastructure industry.

"A strong, cost-effective team with great depth for large infrastructure projects." Asia Pacific Legal 500

Recent work

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Anchor Projects Appointed by the CERA to act for it on its Anchor Projects – projects designed to drive Christchurch's rebuild.

NZ Government Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) Acted for bidding consortia, D&C subcontractors, and financiers in each of the Government’s recent PPP projects, including Hobsonville Schools, Wiri Prison and Transmission Gully.

Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct (CJESP) Acted for the Ministry of Justice as project sponsor and lead on a number of government agencies in developing an integrated services complex – including the Courts, Police, Fire Service, St John’s Ambulance and Civil Defence.

Tekapo Canal Remediation Provided ongoing advice on the Tekapo Canal remediation works from inception through to contract management.

Hydro power stations Provided ongoing advice and assistance to Genesis Energy with its hydro power stations and assets.

Ruataniwha Irrigation Scheme Acted for Hawkins and connected parties on the Ruataniwha Irrigation Scheme.

Central Plains Irrigation Project Advised ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited and Westpac New Zealand Limited (as joint lead arrangers and initial lenders) on project financing of Stage 1 of the Central Plains Water Irrigation Scheme.

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