Wilson Harle's Auckland-based boutique litigation practice offers a high-end capability spanning commercial, regulatory and public law disputes. The firm maintains a high-calibre team of advocates who represent a distinguished client base from the energy, financial services, healthcare, media and telecommunications, and property sectors. The team is notably experienced in the handling of corporate governance disputes and active on behalf of regional public sector bodies. Its key clients include Napier City Council, New Zealand Retail Property Group and Sequitur Hotels.
"They always provide a quick turnaround, and their advice is very high quality."
"They have the ability to work with complex documents and a team to help with cross-examination in the long ongoing trials, which they did to good effect."
Wilson Harle represented New Zealand Retail Property Group in a commercial dispute against Auckland Council and Auckland Transport concerning the design and construction of a metropolitan town centre in West Auckland.
Allison Ferguson is an experienced handler of litigation at all court levels and of alternative dispute resolution procedures, and commands widespread market respect for a practice which covers a broad spectrum of contentious commercial issues, arising in fields which include construction, insurance and the media.
Chris Browne brings to the table over 30 years' experience of handling commercial and public law litigation at all court levels and maintains a broad-ranging practice which includes frequent involvement in contractual, shareholding and product liability matters.
Ian Denton is active in a variety of areas of commercial litigation, enjoying a particularly high reputation for his handling of competition and insurance-related disputes. He also advises on product liability and contentious contractual matters.
Felicity Monteiro offers extensive and varied litigation experience embracing, among others, contractual, insolvency and trust-related issues and matters arising from the insurance, shipping and telecommunications sectors.