DLA Phillips Fox has extensive experience in complex, large scale commercial litigation.
Our specialist litigation team is amongst the most consistent, considerable, and solely dedicated litigation practices in New Zealand. It has provided enormous depth and capability to clients over many years.
Our legal advice is crisp, commercial and pragmatic. DLA Phillips Fox partners and solicitors appear regularly before all New Zealand courts. We have frequently acted on some of New Zealand’s most defining commercial cases and are known for successful outcomes.
We have particular expertise in litigation involving the following sectors: agriculture, banking and finance, commercial property, construction, energy, forestry, insurance, international trade, IP, information technology & telecommunications, government - central & local, marine, professional services and resource management.
DLA Phillips Fox also specialises in resolution of complex business and regulatory problems through mediation, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and expert determination. These options can be cost effective and meet clients’ objectives.
As a group member firm of global business law firm DLA Piper, our litigation team has international reach. We have access to seamless, large scale, cross border capability on major international disputes. Conversely, global clients represented offshore find in DLA Phillips Fox dependable, commercial litigation lawyers in New Zealand. We continue to act for large global organisations and high profile brands in litigation based in this country.
Our lawyers are always attentive to clients’ objectives. We are strategic in assessing the risks of litigation and advise clients of issues early in the process.