Our sponsors

The 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference acknowledge and thank the sponsors listed below, without whom the Conference would not be possible.


Platinum sponsor

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) is a global consulting firm that helps leading organizations advance in three key areas: disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and strategy and operations.

BRG's Construction practice offers professional experience and competence in fact finding, data analytics, claims/dispute analysis and management, and litigation support; along with technical expertise in engineering, architecture, construction management, public contracting, specifications and technical document development, schedule development and analysis, cost analysis, negotiations, and expert witness testimony.

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Platinum sponsor

Dentons Kensington Swan is one of New Zealand's leading national commercial law firms, with more than 30 partners and over 100 other lawyers in our offices in Auckland and Wellington. As a full-service commercial law firm, its specialist teams collaborate across practice areas to provide complete legal solutions that are tailored to each client.

Dentons Kensington Swan has one of New Zealand's largest team of construction lawyers, who spend 100% of their time on construction matters and have worked on many of New Zealand's iconic construction projects. Their recent combination with Dentons, the world's largest law firm, means they can access the best legal talent from across the world to assist clients in New Zealand and also support them from wherever they operate.

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Platinum sponsor

Simpson Grierson is pleased to support the 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference, and look forward to meeting our visiting international colleagues. We are proud of our work as a lead legal adviser on many of the major construction projects that have helped to build New Zealand.

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Gold sponsor

Ankura is a global consulting firm providing services in Data and Technology, Forensics Accounting, Financial Investigations, Turnaround & Restructuring, and Construction Advisory.

With offices in Perth, Sydney, Singapore, and Hong Kong, our Asia Pacific based team of Construction professionals have an impressive track record acting as Quantum and Delay / Programming Experts supporting clients and their counsel in the infrastructure, mining, power, process plant, utility, building, civil engineering, on-offshore oil and gas sectors.

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Gold sponsor

Badcock Law is a specialist construction law firm, providing focused expert advice on construction and building contracts, and resolution of construction disputes. Badcock Law represents clients throughout New Zealand in contract negotiation, adjudication, and litigation matters, as well as promoting compliance with the Construction Contracts Act 2002 (CCA) throughout the construction industry. In addition to advice and training on the CCA, Badcock Law assists in contractor education on construction law and construction contract related matters.

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Gold sponsor

Diales specialise in expert witness support services to the global engineering and construction industries. World-class experts alongside internationally experienced adjudicators, arbitrators, and mediators are available.

Diales deliver an uncompromised service in arbitration, litigation, and ADR proceedings by providing tried, tested, and proven experts who are experienced in cross-examination and/or have completed accredited training. Every Diales expert holds a minimum of 15 years’ practical industry experience.

For an expert witness in quantum, delay analysis, architectural and structural issues, or a technical discipline, the Diales team will provide the right candidate, with an excellent reputation and track record.

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Gold sponsor

Hesketh Henry is a premium sector-focused law firm based in Auckland, servicing domestic and international clients. Our dedicated construction team is one of the largest in New Zealand, and is complimented by expertise in our other specialist areas, including insurance, property, health & safety, and trade & transport.

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Silver sponsor

Axis Construction Law is a specialised firm focusing on legal advice and services for the construction industry. We provide advice and dispute resolution across the entire lifecycle of a construction project. Our team has over three decades of combined legal experience practising in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong jurisdictions. We offer a personalised and efficient service with a fast turnaround, responding quickly to your needs and committing to high-quality results without charging the earth.

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Silver sponsor

Aston Consult is a dynamic consultancy specialising in the provision of expert services, contract management services, and project commercial support to the engineering and construction sectors. From our offices in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, we work with a diverse range of clients in both the horizontal and vertical spaces. This includes roads, rail, water, power, natural resources, and commercial buildings. We are delighted to be a sponsor of the Society of Construction Law Conference, and we look forward to meeting new and existing clients and colleagues at the conference.

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Silver sponsor

Duncan Cotterill is a full-service law firm with offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson and Queenstown. Our specialist construction team has deep expertise and capacity to successfully deliver projects and transactions of any size and complexity across all sectors of the construction and property industries. In addition to our deep specialist construction expertise, we are market leaders in issues surrounding the seismic performance of buildings, and its impact on commercial leasing and other property transactions.

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Silver sponsor

Hanscomb Intercontinental Ltd provide expert advisory and expert witness services for the global onshore and offshore construction, engineering and shipbuilding industries.

Our experts work from our global hubs in London, Johannesburg, Hong Kong and New York supporting parties in litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation, expert determination and dispute board resolution.

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Silver sponsor

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a leading top tier law firm known for providing clients with technically excellent and innovative legal solutions and advice. We are trusted advisors and work alongside our clients to ensure success. We are proud to be a New Zealand law firm offering a global outlook through the MinterEllison Legal Group.

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Bronze sponsor

The Building Disputes Tribunal (BDT) has over 30 years’ experience in the avoidance, management, and resolution of building and construction disputes and is recognised and respected as the leading independent, nationwide provider of specialist dispute resolution services to the building and construction sector in New Zealand.

Our extensive knowledge and experience of the design and implementation of dispute resolution processes enables us to develop a comprehensive understanding of the community’s needs and to constantly deliver sound and commercially relevant advice on dispute resolution procedures and options, and innovative and effective dispute resolution services.

BDT is an Authorised Nominating Authority for the purpose of nominating adjudicators under the Construction Contracts Act 2002.

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Bronze sponsor

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today’s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive. In a world of 'what-ifs', Marsh helps clients in every industry better quantify and manage risk – and transform uncertainty into opportunity.

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Bronze sponsor

Masin is a globally recognized consulting and expert services firm that provides analysis at all stages of construction / engineering claims / disputes from preliminary assessment through testimony in courts and before arbitral tribunals.

The firm's experience includes advising projects in over 50 countries located on almost every continent and the firm has provided expert testimony in more than 200 construction arbitrations.

With unique depth of thought combined with the global construction expertise of over 100 professionals based out of 7 countries, we are committed to protecting and enhancing the enterprise value of our clients.