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Vimal Nair

Vimal Nair


Vimal is an experienced projects and construction lawyer, specialising in large infrastructure projects.  He also has commercial and legal experience working with customers and suppliers on large scale technology projects.
Vimal has provided legal advice both as an external lawyer and in house counsel on projects in New Zealand, UK, the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific.  His project experience includes: rail infrastructure, aluminium smelter and alumina refinery development, power plants and electricity transmission, transport, infrastructure and utilities for master planned communities, port infrastructure, gas, water and wastewater,  technology, telecommunications and solid waste projects. He has extensive experience in the negotiation, drafting, administration, and risk management of a wide range of construction and procurement contracts employing different contracting methodologies, pricing structures, and risk allocations. Drawing on his international experience, Vimal is known for his pragmatic and commercially minded legal advice.

Specialist expertise


Principal, Greenwood Roche 2021 –
Senior Legal & Commercial Manager, Spark New Zealand Trading Limited 2017 – 2021
Senior Associate, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts 2014 – 2017
Senior Legal Counsel, Emirates Global Aluminium (UAE) 2009 – 2014
Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson 2004 – 2008
Solicitor, Fenwick Elliott (UK) 2002 – 2004
Solicitor,  Simpson Grierson 2000 – 2002


LLB, BCom (Economics) (Auckland)

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Vimal Nair

DDI: +64 9 302 6114

Mobile: +64 274 377 498

Phone: +64 9 306 0490

Fax: +64 4 494 8501

Email: VNair@greenwoodroche.com

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Vimal is primarily based in Auckland.

Physical: Hayman Kronfeld Building
Level 6
15 Galway Street Auckland 1010

Mail: PO Box 106006
Auckland 1143

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