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LEVEL 18, CBL HOUSE, 51 SHORTLAND STREET, AUCKLAND 1010, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 373 0050
Fax:
Fax +64 9 379 3679
Email:
Web:
www.feelangstone.co.nz

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Craig Langstone

Tel:
Work +6493730053
Email:
Web:
www.feelangstone.co.nz
Fee Langstone

Position

Partner

Career

Craig is a leading litigation, dispute resolution and commercial insurance lawyer and is considered to be one of New Zealand’s foremost earthquake litigation lawyers.

For more than 30 years he has represented insurers, insureds, insurance brokers and commercial clients in all manner of disputes.

He acts across a broad range of insurance and commercial cases including professional indemnity, public liability, statutory liability, D & O, and property.

Other areas of specialty include contract works, product liability, corporate recovery, crime/fidelity guarantee, construction disputes and captive insurance companies. Indemnity advice and policy drafting are other regular features of Craig’s practice.

Craig routinely appears in the New Zealand Courts as lead counsel, as well as in Tribunals and at mediations.

Member

  • New Zealand Law Society
     
  • Immediate Past-President of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association, having been the President for seven years
     
  • Regular judge in the Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance NZ Annual Excellence Awards

Education

LLB (Auckland University)

Leisure

Football, fishing and topiary


New Zealand

Insurance

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Craig Langstone - Fee Langstone

Within: Insurance

'The lawyers are insurance specialists and deliver consistently thorough, accurate advice,' say clients of Auckland-based insurance boutique Fee Langstone, and 'their attention to detail is outstanding'. One remarks that 'the firm is amongst the top of its peers in insurance law'. It has five partners who act for leading global insurers such as AIG, Allianz, Marsh and QBE. Key partner Philippa Fee is 'very sharp, grasps the heart of an issue quickly and always goes the extra mile'. Leading earthquake litigator Craig Langstone acted for QBE in a claim brought by one of its insureds for damage to the Pacific Tower in Christchurch. Of Cecily Brick, one client says 'her ability with respect to technical points of law is exceptional and she has an amazing eye for detail; she is also a very effective advocate, able to argue persuasively'. Marine insurance specialist Pauline Davies, professional indemnity expert Matthew Atkinson and 'very smart' senior associate Virginia Wethey are also recommended.

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