Mr John McKay > Chapman Tripp > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile
Chapman Tripp Offices
23 ALBERT STREET
PO BOX 2206
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Mr John McKay
Dispute resolution, real estate and construction.
John is an established commercial litigator whose practice is centred on complex and high- value construction and insurance disputes. He has over 25 years’ experience advising clients on a wide range of commercial disputes, including representing them in High Court litigation, arbitration proceedings and alternative dispute resolution procedures. John appears as counsel and advises on complex and high value construction disputes (both in NZ and overseas), professional indemnity claims, defamation proceedings, rent review arbitrations, product liability litigation and commercial litigation. John acts for clients from all sectors of the construction industry, including contractors, principals, engineers, financiers, suppliers and manufacturers.
John is a member of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Association of New Zealand, the New Zealand Law Society and is a Committee member of the Construction Law Association of NZ Inc
LLB (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington; Admitted 1988
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Chapman Tripp handles some of the most significant commercial disputes in New Zealand before all levels of the courts and a range of alternative dispute resolution fora. It frequently acts for large domestic and international companies in complex and high-stakes multi-jurisdictional proceedings. Justin Graham, who specialises in media, defamation, IP, privacy, IT and iwi matters, leads the national dispute resolution group from Auckland, where John McKay has more than 30 years’ experience in construction, M&A, PI insurance and media law disputes. Newly promoted partner Laura Fraser is an experienced advocate and commercial litigator has appeared in all courts up to and including the Supreme Court. In Wellington, Daniel Kalderimis leads the firm’s international law practice and is ‘a good guy for international arbitration‘. Bruce Scott is a senior dispute resolution expert who specialises in commercial and public law litigation, both in the High Court and in private arbitrations.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Competition law
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Intellectual property
- Investment funds
- Projects and resources management (including environment)
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency