David Newport > Robertsons > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Robertsons
LEVEL 2, GENERAL BUILDING
33 SHORTLAND STREET
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

Career

David spent his first two years of practise focusing on professional indemnity and insurance litigation work as well as regular Court appearances. He then spent over two years working in Melbourne in the insurance team of a leading international law firm on a major class action. David returned to New Zealand and joined the Robertsons team in 2013.  David’s areas of practice primarily include professional indemnity and liability insurance, with a particular focus on claims against constructors and manufacturers, construction professionals, and legal and accounting professionals.  David is involved in all aspects of the claims handling process from providing initial indemnity advice through to advocacy work at mediations/ADR or at Court.

Memberships

Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2008 and as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia in 2011, David is a member of NZILA, NZLS and YIPs.