Disputes arise in all sorts of situations, from business dealings to insurance, from family matters to property.
Our dispute resolution lawyers provide effective advocacy and support in all disputes, including before various courts and tribunals.
Our clients benefit from considered advice on the most effective dispute resolution process to meet your needs, backed up by support and advocacy to deliver a practical and cost-effective outcome. Our team of experts have long-standing relationships with senior barristers.
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We offer a comprehensive suite of legal services with a focus on commercial, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, property, dispute resolution, asset planning, environmental/natural resources, workplace law and Māori land.
Dispute Resolution at McCaw Lewis
Our experienced dispute resolution lawyers can assist with:
- Trust and Estate Disputes
- Relationship Property and Family Disputes
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Construction Disputes
- Debt Recovery and Creditors' Remedies
- Civil and Commercial Disputes
- Franchise Disputes
- Insolvency Issues
- Insurance Disputes
- Property and Lease Disputes
- Tort Claims (including Negligence)
- Rural Disputes
- Claims in Equity
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Iwi Disputes
- Māori Land Dispute Resolution
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