Rob has a wide range of experience in property and construction projects, in particular in the context of major projects, construction law and unit title developments.
Having spent the early part of his career in the construction litigation team of one of New Zealand’s large law firms, Rob brings strong advocacy skills to our contract negotiations and project advisory work. He specialises in providing client-focussed, strategic advice in respect of projects, with a particular expertise in risk mitigation and management, contract interpretation and dispute avoidance/resolution throughout the life-cycle of a project.
Rob acts for a number of government and large commercial sector clients in the property and construction industries. He has recently worked with clients including Kāinga Ora—Homes and Communities, Ventia, NZRPG and Beca across a wide range of matters.
Rob has experience working with standard form construction contracts (including the NZS and IPENZ suites) as well as complex bespoke documentation and alternate project delivery structures, such as PPP and joint ventures. He also has extensive experience advising clients in respect of issues under the Construction Contracts Act, Public Works Act, Unit Titles Act and the Personal Property Securities Act.
Principal, Greenwood Roche 2022 –
Senior Associate, Greenwood Roche 2019 – 2022
Lawyer, Greenwood Roche 2017 – 2019
Senior Solicitor (previously Solicitor), Minter Ellison Rudd Watts 2011 – 2017
LLB, BCom (Otago)
DDI: +64 9 302 6116
Mobile: +64 27 238 4016
Phone: +64 9 306 0490
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Rob is primarily based in Auckland.
Physical: Hayman Kronfeld Building
15 Galway Street Auckland 1010
Mail: PO Box 106006
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