Dispute Resolution Department

New Zealand
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Notable practitioners

Andrew Horne is noted as an accomplished insurance litigator with experience acting for listed companies and financial institutions on complex disputes. He has an accomplished practice acting for global insurance brokers and on a range of corporate and regulatory disputes for domestic and international businesses.

Mark Sandelin contributes over 30 years of experience as a litigator and is "well known around town as a practitioner of gravitas." He has particular strength in the banking and finance sector, acting on recoveries, receivership and insolvency disputes.

Stacey Shortall gains respect from commentators for her efficiency and pragmatism as a commercial litigator. One client states: "She delegates incredibly well and stays across things consistently, and communicates constantly despite an incredible workload." A second client values her "lovely style and demeanour."

Zane Kennedy is widely celebrated for his strong track record acting as an advocate on high-profile and high-value litigation for an enviable client list. A referee reports: "He can think outside the box and be bold. We have had real successes with his litigation strategies and his ability to explain complex arguments in a really clear way."